Andrew Smith, Director of Marketing and External Affairs for ClearDebt is a member of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations and also has diplomas from the Chartered Institute of Marketing and the Communications, Advertising and Marketing Foundation. He has worked in marketing communications for 34 years.
“Since joining ClearDebt we have been able to make visible progress not just in terms of ensuring the standards and ethics within the company are correct, but in terms of being in a strong enough position, politically, to be able to make a difference in campaigning for the rights of people in debt.”
Between 1992 and 2004 Andrew was a director of specialist insolvency, debt and personal finance communications firm, Smith Grundon & Partners Limited. He joined ClearDebt in August 2004.
One of ClearDebt’s founders, Andrew is a noted industry figure. Andrew is also spokesperson for the Debt Resolution Forum and is instrumental in the development of personal debt policy and practice with the OFT, the Insolvency Service, amongst other notable bodies.
Andrew’s ideas and opinions often appear in national media and publications, and has also given evidence on debt management issues to a House of Commons select committee.
To hear Andrew talk more about this, click below to listen to his 40-second audio clip: