Active in London
Hugo is Managing Director in Finsbury’s Political & Regulatory team, where he has advised some of the world’s largest companies on reputation management and political communications. Hugo started his career in the UK Houses of Parliament, later working for the Conservative Party for the 2016 EU referendum and London Mayoral campaigns and playing a key role in the 2010, 2015 and 2017 General Election campaigns, where he managed strategic campaign activity for the Prime Minister, Chancellor and senior Cabinet members. At Finsbury, Hugo has advised board members at G4S, Bombardier, FirstGroup, easyJet, Daily Mail and General Trust and British Gas, recently securing FTSE 100 Whitbread PLC as a new client. Significant projects at Finsbury have included the award-winning Campaign for Crossrail, snow crises at BAA and Eurostar, advising Volkswagen UK following the 2015 diesel emissions scandal and AstraZeneca in its successful defence against Pfizer’s £68bn hostile approach. Hugo was educated in the UK, and recently served as a School Governor in London’s White City.