David Hughes


David Hughes, Member of the Audit & Risk CommitteeDavid Hughes is a Chartered Accountant and a former senior partner who has extensive expertise in financial reporting, accounting, auditing, risk management and governance issues.

He is currently a Non-Executive Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee for the Highways Agency and a member of the Department for Transport Audit Committee.



Committee membership

  •  Audit and Risk Committee


Declaration of Interests


Non-executive, Highways Agency 

Non executive member of Audit Committee,  Department for Transport 

Non-executive, Animal Health and Veterinary Laboratories Agency


Alliance Trust, Aviva, Associated British Foods, BG Group, BHP Billiton, Bodycote Plc, Brunner, Carnival, Cobham, Croda International, Deutsche Post, Devro, Diageo, Dialight, Fiberweb, Fisher (James) & Sons, GlaxoSmithKline, Halma, Hansa Trust, HSBC, Keller Group, Land Securities Group, Latchways, Lavendon Group, Law Debenture Corporation, Legal & General Group, Lloyds Banking Group, McBride, Meggitt, Pennon, Prudential, Reckitt Benckiser, Rolls-Royce Holdings Plc, Royal Dutch, Shanks Group, Signet Jewelers, Smith & Nephew, Smiths Group, Spectris, Standard Chartered, Tesco, Treatt, Ultra Electronics, Unilever, Victrex, Vodafone, Weir Group, Wolseley.


Chubb Insurance Company of Europe
Pembroke Managing Agency

Appointments to other bodies


Membership of other veterinary or allied organisations




Qualifications (other than veterinary qualifications listed in the Register)

Chartered Accountant - fellow of ICAEW

Interests relating to immediate family or close friends

QBE Insurance
Ernst & Young
Morgan Stanley

Other relevant information