Hugh has a wide range of leadership and transformational change experience, as well as leading business improvement projects across a number of publicly funded organisations. He is a prize-winning accountant and former managing director of audit services at Audit Scotland, with a deep understanding of governance and financial matters.
Hugh is the founding Chair of the Scottish Children’s Lottery, former Chair of Colleges Scotland and Forth Valley College and former Member of Court at Edinburgh Napier University.
His appointment as Chair of Historic Environment Scotland started on 19 January 2022 and extends until 18 January 2026.
Hugh does not hold any other public appointments.