Hugh has over 35 years business experience and has deep expertise in financial services. He specializes in leading technology and business services companies, delivering profitable entrepreneurial growth. He was a Global Managing Partner at Accenture where he led the technology and outsourcing practices in the UK, led the public sector practice in Scandinavia, UK, Ireland and South Africa and, subsequently, the global Transition and Transformation practice for the outsourcing business of the firm. He was then an Executive Director at Xchanging plc where he led the HR outsourcing business and then integrated the company's global IT and operations infrastructure. He then started his own business, Laureate Legal Services, aimed at delivering BPO services to leading UK law firms. He worked at Genpact leading business development in EMEA for financial services and then as Sales and Marketing Director for TORI Global, a financial-service focused consultancy.