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Hugh Robertson


London, UK

Founder & CEO


Hugh Robertson


Hugh Robertson is Founder & CEO of RPM, an Independent Marketing agency founded Jan ’93. Today RPM is an award-winning agency employing 160 people, working globally from its HQ in Shepherds Bush. RPM create multi-channel campaigns for forward thinking & progressive clients. Hugh is a Business Leader with the Marketing Society, a council member of the Advertising Assoc., a board member of the Marketing Agencies Assoc., Trustee Simon King Wildlife Project & involved with RPM Ventures, investing & mentoring start ups Le Col, Wild Beer. In 2015 I walked to the North Pole for The Princes Trust.

Hugh Robertson’s Newsfeed

10 Jan 2019
Creative Equals calls for more support for returners

Hugh Robertson, founder and chief executive of RPM, said: "With over 60% of young creative females feeling they can’t stay in our industry with a young family, the imbalance of men and women in senior creative roles is set to continue. That is, unless we find ways to make it easier for parents to return from extended leave."

20 May 2018
The Times
I had to put my back into selling the big brands

Hugh Robertson was a promising schools rugby player when he broke his back in a tackle. He spent nine days paralysed in hospital. While recovering, his behaviour deteriorated and within three months he had been expelled from Ampleforth College, the Catholic private school in North Yorkshire. “I was suddenly not part of a team any more,” he recalled. “I was angry and depressed.”...

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Hugh Robertson’s Background

Founder & CEO
Jan 1993 - Present
London, UK
An Independent Marketing agency creating campaigns that change consumer behaviour and enhance value for their clients.
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Account and Events Manager
Apr 1990 - Jan 1993
London, UK
Working for ZGC with clients such as The Daily Telegraph, Glenfiddich and Fosters. ZGC was purchased by the Mosaic Group in 1999.

Other Business Interests

Team Member
Jan 2015 - Present
London, UK
A team of 12 successful entrepreneurs went to the North Pole unassisted to raise awareness and £500,000 for The Prince's Trust.
Sep 2012 - Present
Somerset, UK
Hugh invested and mentors the ambitious Founders, helping navigate the early stage challenges to grow the business.
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Hugh Robertson’s Education

1981 - 1984