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Smart Money Live 2021 Speakers

On April 28th and 29th we will have a host of renowned authors, investors, cryptocurrency, property and tax experts joining us for the second annual Smart Money Live.


Morgan Housel

Morgan Housel is a partner at The Collaborative Fund and a former columnist at The Motley Fool and The Wall Street Journal. He is a two-time winner of the Best in Business Award from the Society of American Business Editors and Writers, winner of the New York Times Sidney Award, and a two-time finalist for the Gerald Loeb Award for Distinguished Business and Financial Journalism.


In the Psychology of Money Morgan explores how doing well with money isn’t necessarily about what you know. It’s about how you behave. And behaviour is hard to teach, even to really smart people.


In this personal finance and investing best seller, released last year, he shares 19 short stories exploring the strange ways people think about money and teaches you how to make better sense of one of life’s most important topics.


Codie Sanchez is a Managing Director and Partner at Entourage Effect Capital, a growth equity firm focused specifically on investing in the legalized cannabis industry. She is the founder of Contrarian Thinking series, a weekly email on followed by 100k+.


She is also a co-founder of Unconventional Acquisitions, a firm focused on small business acquisition and teaching others how to execute on micro-PE. EEC has deployed close to $200 million into over 65 companies. Prior to EEC she led and built out First Trust's $1 billion+ AUM business in Latin America Investments and held leadership positions at Goldman Sachs, State Street, and Vanguard.

She started her career as a journalist where she won the JFK award and the Howard Buffett Foundation grant for covering human trafficking.

Sanchez is a pundit and columnist on investing, cannabis and startups, highlighted on CNBC, Fox, The Today Show, Forbes, Fast Company, Entrepreneur, People en Español, Business Wire, for her Contrarian Thinking series and weekly email followed by 100k+.


Peter Brown

Peter Brown has over 35 years’ experience in the financial markets and has managed treasury operations in financial institutions including Barclays, BNP, Ulster Bank and ACCBank. As chief dealer and subsequently general manager of treasury, pensions and investments he became expert in structured finance, funding, trading, investments and risk management.

He is the co-founder of Baggot Investments and formerly the Head of Education at the IIFT. Peter features regularly on RTE, TV3, BBC World, RTE Radio and NewsTalk.


Andrew Craig


After a stint working in Washington DC for a congressman on Capitol Hill, Craig returned to the UK working in finance across UBS, Williams De Broe, Credit Agricole Cheuvreux and SEB in London and New York. In 2011, he founded personal finance website, www.plainenglishfinance.co.uk and has also run PEF’s global investment fund (the VT Plain English Finance Global Multi Asset fund) since launching it in September 2017. In addition to his responsibilities at Plain English Finance, he is a partner at boutique life sciences investment bank, WG Partners.


Andrew has featured in publications including CityAM, The Spectator, Shares and MoneyWeek magazines, YourMoney, Channel 5, This Is Money and Bloomberg. The third edition of Andrew’s book “How to Own the World” has been an Amazon bestseller in a number of categories and currently enjoys several hundred five star reviews. At the time of writing, the book is the second highest rated book about investing on Amazon.co.uk after Ben Graham’s investment classic “The Intelligent Investor”.