Suma V. Nair
Suma is the Chief Fiduciary Officer of Fiduciary Trust Company in Boston, overseeing the fiduciary services and activities of Fiduciary Trust Company and its New Hampshire affiliate, Fiduciary Trust of New England. She also leads the firm’s trust and estates legal department, which received the 2021 Best Estate Planning Advisory Services Award from Private Asset Management. She enjoys using her and her team’s extensive trust and estates expertise to effectively protect and serve clients’ interests across generations. She has been named by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly in 2021 as one of the “Top Women of Law,” and Chambers High Net Worth has recognized her for the past five years. She is a frequent speaker and panelist on estate planning and trust administration topics. Suma is the Treasurer of the BBA and is a member of the BBA Executive Committee. She has previously served as BBA and BBF Secretary, as well as on the BBA Council and BBA Executive Committee, and the 2017 BBA Strategic Planning Committee, while chairing the Governance Subcommittee. She has also served as Co-Chair of the Trusts & Estates Section and of the Annual Meeting Steering Committee. Suma is a member of the BBF Society of Fellows. She is also a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, a member of the Board of Directors of the ACLU of Massachusetts and a former member of the Boston Foundation Professional Advisors Committee. Suma is a graduate of Dartmouth College and Harvard Law School.