Hugh is the Interim Manager of Place for Hope. He has a passion and commitment to discovering effective ways to address differences, particularly in our faith communities. Formerly a lawyer, Hugh was involved in the early days of Family Mediation in Scotland, practicing as both a family and commercial mediator. On leaving the legal world behind he was invited by the Church of Scotland to develop and promote the work of Place for Hope, overseeing its transition to an independent charity in April 2015. Hugh retired as Director of Place for Hope in 2016, but returns to returns to accompany us during this period of transition while Place for Hope look to recruit a new Director. Hugh is married with two adult children and papa to two grandchildren.
Something that gives me hope...
Is that my grandchildren will grow up in a more peaceful world and where diversity is celebrated.