Hugh Jones

Managing Director, Advisory

Hugh is an experienced commercial director whose team provides expert advice to businesses around the world on key issues related to climate change, including work on sustainability strategy, resource efficiency, supply chain risk and technology implementation. He has led projects in UK, mainland Europe, Africa and Asia, and has overseen the development of successful propositions across numerous sectors and disciplines, helping to shape the Carbon Trust's work in value chain sustainability, low carbon assurance and science-based targets for businesses.

Previously as Director of Solutions at the Carbon Trust, his department enabled private and public sector customers to save the equivalent of 15 million tonnes of carbon emissions and £1.5 billion between 2008 and 2011.

Hugh has an MA in modern and medieval languages from the University of Cambridge and an MSc in Environmental Technologies from Imperial College London. Prior to joining the Carbon Trust in 2005, Hugh had 15 years of business experience at IBM and PwC Consulting.

Areas of focus

  • Assurance and labelling
  • Corporate sustainability