John Smart, Chief Finance Officer
John is the Chief Finance Officer of HCT Group, with over 30 years senior-level financial experience in the private and public sectors.
John brings over 30 years of senior-level financial experience in the private and public sectors. He joined us from South Yorkshire Passenger Transport Executive (SYPTE) – the organisation responsible for the development of public transport in South Yorkshire – where he served as Chief Financial Officer from 2007.
Prior to his time at SYPTE, John was European Chief Financial Officer for a subsidiary of ERG (now Vix), which developed smartcard and smart ticketing systems – building on his earlier finance career with large-scale UK technology success stories such as Misys and P&P.