Alwyn Smith is the Chief Operating Officer of Pavilion DevelopmentCo. and is part owner of Loerie Investments, LLC. He is based in Charlotte, North Carolina, in the USA.
Prior to joining Pavilion, Alwyn was employed at Barloworld for 18 years where his last position was president of Barloworld Handling a capital equipment dealership in the southeastern United States. Before that he was Financial Director of Barloworld Logistics in Johannesburg and Managing Director of Barloworld Stainless Tube, a division of Barloworld Robor. He is a past Trustee and Chairman of the Investment Committee of the Barloworld Retirement Fund. In the early 90’s, he spent three years in Kortrijk, Belgium as financial manager of Mewaf, NV, a Belgian family owned industrial group.
Alwyn completed a B.Acc at the University of Stellenbosh and in 1987 won a Rhodes Scholarship. He attained a M.Phil degree at Oxford University’s Green Templeton College in the UK. He is a past chairman of the South African Stainless Steel Development Association and served on the World Customs Organisation’s Private Sector Consultative Group. In Johannesburg he served on the board of the Maths Centre for Professional Teachers as Treasurer.
Alwyn is married to Julie and they have two children.