Hugh has been with RELX Plc. since 2011 when RELX purchased Accuity where he was the Chief Executive Officer. Since 2011 Accuity has grown to become one of the world’s largest and most significant companies in the payment routing and Anti Money Laundering sectors. In addition to leading Accuity, Hugh has led Fircosoft, NRS, I.C.I.S, Estates Gazette (EG), and Cirium, serving most recently as Global Managing Director within the Risk and Business Analytics Division. Through the years he has led large scale acquisition and integration processes of many companies that now reside and prosper within the RELX portfolio. He assumed the CEO role at Reed Exhibitions at the start of 2020
Hugh is well versed in public company protocol and all facets of firm management including P&L oversight, talent development, forecasting, sales execution, technological innovation, and product discovery, launch and growth.
He holds a BA in economics from Yale University cum laude and an MBA from the University of Michigan