Hugh is a chartered accountant and after an early career in audit and financial management in the private sector and the NHS, has worked in and around Scottish housing associations since 1995, as a financial manager and business consultant. Since 2008, Hugh has been Director of Finance at Dumfries and Galloway Housing Partnership, Scotland’s second largest RSL, where he is responsible for the finance, IT and procurement functions. He has extensive experience of long term business planning and funding for housing associations. He is also a member of the Board at Dumfries and Galloway College, and previously chaired the Board at a specialist housing and care provider in Edinburgh.
In his spare time, he worries about the fortunes of Newcastle United and Yorkshire county cricket.