We make a living by what we get,
but we make a life by what we give.

Winston Churchill
Ebru Smith

Ebru Smith

External Consultant, Fund Selection UK


Ebru has worked in the financial services industry for over 25 years. She started her career as an Analyst and Reporter at Bloomberg before moving on to work as an Economic Assistant at the British Embassy in Ankara, followed by a role as Client Services Manager at Schroders. Ebru subsequently took up a role as Fund Manager at Reliance Mutual Insurance Society for 10 years. While there, she managed a UK equity portfolio and co-managed the society’s Life, Pension & With-Profits Funds. Subsequently, she became a buy-side analyst at Duncan Lawrie Private Banking and later was appointed Director of Portfolio Management at Brewin Dolphin’s Reigate office. In 2018, Ebru set up her own consultancy company and has since worked with many well-known businesses in the financial sector. Ebru continues her consultancy business through which she provides analyst training and mentoring to help those starting out in the industry. Ebru’s main focus is on green and sustainable projects and is excited to contribute her expertise to Kuros Associates.


Ebru is passionate about fashion, sport, and travelling. Having completed an intensive fashion design course at the Istituto Marangoni in Milan, she spends her spare time illustrating her own designs. Ebru also plays volleyball and was previously a semi-professional player in the Tonbridge Angels ladies’ team. Ebru enjoys travelling so that she can explore different cuisines and add to her extensive repertoire of recipes for the cookery book she plans to publish, even if it’s just to entertain her friends and family.