Hugo Drayton

Hugo Drayton

Future plc; Gfinity plc; Inskin Media Ltd
London

Latest Podcast

In Conversation: Hugo Drayton

Hugo Drayton is a senior non-executive director and remuneration committee chairman at Future PLC, a global specialist multi-media platform that creates loyal communities across a portfolio of over 200 compelling brands.

Hugo Drayton is an established business executive in the publishing, media and digital industries. He is passionate about transforming advertising and publishing to embrace digital, and is a strong advocate for this in his role on the board of FTSE250 company, Future PLC.

Hugo Drayton is a senior non-executive director and remuneration committee chairman at Future PLC, a global specialist multi-media platform that creates loyal communities across a portfolio of over 200 compelling brands. Hugo is also a non-executive director of AIM-listed Gfinity plc, the eSports specialist and a Trustee of the Felix Byam Shaw Foundation (The Felix Project). 

Career Overview

Hugo Drayton is an established business executive in the publishing, media and digital industries. He is passionate about transforming advertising and publishing to embrace digital, and is a strong advocate for this in his role on the board of FTSE250 company, Future PLC.

Previously in his career, Hugo has spent 11 years as CEO of brand advertising ad tech business, Inskin Media, and worked in senior positions at Phorm, Advertising.com, Telegraph Group Ltd, IPC Media and Coats Viyella. 

Hugo is also actively involved in charity and is a trustee of and former chairman of trustees at the British Skin Foundation.

In June 2021, Hugo appeared on a Leaders Council of Great Britain & Northern Ireland podcast, discussing the importance of leadership and the impact it has had on his career to date.

Education

Hugo is an alumnus of University College London, graduating with a BA Hons in Latin American Studies & French in 1983.

Listen to Hugo Drayton's Leaders Council podcast.


Popular News Stories

Charter of Principles

  • To treat all colleagues, customers and clients with the utmost courtesy and respect.
  • To make every conceivable effort to deal exclusively with organisations and individuals of repute.
  • To commit, wherever possible, to making a positive social and environmental impact.
  • To do everything in my power to keep colleagues, customers and clients safe.
  • To conduct my affairs not just for the benefit of my own organisation but for the benefit of my sector and country at large.

Hugo Drayton has committed to The Leaders Council Charter of Principles

It is Leaders Council policy to suspend or permanently remove any individual who we discover to be flouting these principles.

If you have reason to believe any of our members are not adhering to the principles, please contact us at charter@leaderscouncil.co.uk

If you hold a leadership position, we would be delighted for you to sign the charter.

Sign the Charter

© Copyright 2021, Leaders Council.