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Ian Hughes


Ian Hughes

Director, Portfolio

Ian's professional bio / interests

Formerly FD of National Lottery Community Fund and Prior to that a career principally is broadcasting most recently at the BBC as FD BBC News Group and previously COO BBC English Regions. Now following a portfolio career with interests mostly in charities and community interest companies as Trustee, NED or adviser

I’d like help with…

Insights to how small organisations with limited resources manage the wide range of governance and financial compliance matters

An interesting, or unusual fact(s) about me…

I’m slowly working my way to completing the 214 Wainwrights

I live in


A career highlight

Bringing significant change to the National Lottery Community Fund bringing a more commercial approach to a public body including moving critical business functions off ageing systems to cloud applications


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Joined Guild

Jul 09, 2021