Hugh is originally from a dairy farm near Whakatane and after his time at Lincoln University, he began his rural finance career in Gore with Southland Farmers. Hugh then moved to Timaru in 1985 with PGG Wrightson and joined the Rural Bank in 1992 before moving to Heartland Bank in 2014, and now enjoys his role as Rural Manager at ASB since August 2016. He lives on an irrigated lifestyle block outside of Timaru with his wife, Joy. Together they have two adult children who now live in Wellington. Hugh's Interests include farming, travelling and most sports.
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