Honorary President CVBC
KBE 1967 (CBE 1960), Hon. Pres. of Reyreca, Fine Arts Ltd., and several British companies in Venezuela. Consultant of Rolls-Royce Limited (1948-1977), Rolls-Royce Motors Inc., Caracas Daily Journal.
Son of Horace P. Smith and Mabelle Osborne-Couzens, m. Dorothy, d. of Robert Cheney Hart.
Educ. Salesian College, London; Barcelona University.
War 1939-1945 with British Security Coordination N.Y. Attache to British Embassy, Caracas.
Served with Intelligence Corps in France, India, Burma, Malaya and Indonesia.
Negotiator: Sale of British Railway Companies to Venezuelan Government (1946-50). Rep. British Aerospace and Member Companies (1953-83). Pres. Commonwealth Association of Venezuela (1955-57); Instituto Cultural Venezolano-Britanico (1946-80); Radar Electronic Installations effected at the Ministry of Defense, Venezuelan Air Force, Venezuelan Navy and Ministry of Communications for Plessey Decca and Marconi (1953-70); Construction of Rolls-Royce Overhaul Base Installations and Equipment for Venezuelan Air Force and Linea Aeropostal Venezolana (1956-1960).
Companion of Royal Aeronautical Society Venezuelan Air Force Cross, Knight Grand Cross of Order of St. Lazarus of Jerusalem.
London Clubs: White's, Naval and Military.
Caracas Clubs: Caracas Country Club, Jockey Club.