Donald Smith

Business development manager - Technology Finance 

Tell us about your role at SFS


My role is to engage and develop new vendor relationships within the Technology market. I help technology vendors, suppliers and manufacturers to win new business by wrapping compelling finance & leasing options around their products and services.


What makes you an expert?


I have been supporting the technology market for nearly 20 years and have helped many of my customers and partners to grow their businesses and open up new business areas.


What is your favourite thing about working for SFS?


As a global company, we can draw on a wide variety of resources and colleague experiences to help our customers. This strength and depth allows us to get to deal structures that keep us ahead of the market.


Tell us a bit about yourself! 


I am a happy family man who gets much enjoyment from being around my family, friends and Chelsea FC.


What does the future hold for you and your team?


Siemens is a technology company as much as a finance company and the advancement of digitalisation and the increasing use of Fintech within our business will bring added speed and agility in how we can help our customers.


Anything else you think is important


The UK is experiencing many challenges and the last 12-18 months has seen much change. We are finally bringing clarity and security to these challenges and can look forward to an exciting and smoother road ahead.