Hugh has over 25 years experience in global capital markets, commercial banking and associated technologies focussing on risk management, trading, commercial lending and data management. Earlier he held senior management roles in large multinational telecommunications and production control systems companies specialising in executing challenging multi-disciplinary transformations.
Trading and risk management experience has been gained at banks, software vendors and consultancies. At Bankers Trust, as an MD, helped “spin out” internal applications such as Loan IQ, risk management software based on BT’s innovative RAROC and eLearning; at innovative start-ups like QuiC, Calleo, and OpenGamma Hugh helped them gain velocity and critical mass by managing business model, positioning, selling, delivery and maintenance of their products and services; as well as at large software vendor groups like Misys, SunGard, SmartStream, GoldenSource and Algorithmics
Wide practical experience has been gained in leadership and Board roles in Sales and Marketing, Client Services, Product Management and General Management. All these roles and jobs have been characterised by a focus on successful transformations, innovative technologies and business processes and new commercial models.
Hugh has an MA from Oxford University.