Hugh is originally from Adelaide, South Australia, where he completed his undergraduate degree in Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology. Following his studies Hugh commenced work as a Reservoir Engineer with Santos, an Australian independent exploration and production company. In this role Hugh was involved with reserves estimation and field development planning for Santos’ Cooper Basin fields in Central Australia. Subsequently Hugh worked as a completions engineer and worked closely with a broad range of service companies to plan and execute well integrity, new well completion, and fracture stimulation projects in the Cooper, Eromanga and Amadeus Basins.
Following his time with Santos Hugh moved to Boston to pursue an MBA at Harvard Business School and graduated with Distinction in 2016.
Hugh is responsible for the identification and sourcing of new investment opportunities in Europe and Australasia, as well as the development of our portfolio companies. Hugh is an avid rugby fan and enjoys the outdoors and travelling.