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Paul Smee appointed as Practiv non-exec director

Aifa director general Paul Smee is joining IT consultancy Practiv as a non-executive director. Practiv specialises in product delivery and distribution, and advises companies on IFA business solutions.

Smee says: “I am glad to be joining a company whose successful operations can help make an IFA&#39s life a lot easier.”

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