Hugh is the CEO and co-founder of Dragon Advisory, a communications consultancy that offers strategic advice to its clients with a focus on high-end luxury businesses and services of all sorts, including introducing investors, devising business development strategies, and crisis/personal reputation management. He started his career in investment banking, first at Cazenove & Co and then latterly at Robert Fleming/Jardine Fleming/JP Morgan Chase where he worked in South East Asia, New York and London in equity sales and trading. He then went on to found Aida Capital, a fund of hedge funds, was a partner at Bailey Coates, a $1.25
billion hedge fund, and latterly co-founded Williams Trading Europe and DTap Capital. He is also a co-founder of Knightsbridge Schools and played a key role in the establishment of 5 Hertford Street, the Mayfair private members' club.