Hugh Lenon


Hugh is part-time Chairman of Phoenix and a member of Phoenix’s Investment Committee. He has over 30 years of UK private equity investment experience and is former Chairman of the British Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (BVCA), the UK trade body. Hugh is also a Director of Capital Economics, a Phoenix investee company, and he is Chairman of The Hardman Trust, a charity which works with and for prisoners and former prisoners. Hugh has sat on over twenty commercial, NFP and other Boards.

Hugh qualified as a Chartered Accountant at Deloitte and has a BA in Economics and Law from the University of Stirling.

“Hugh was extremely supportive of all our expansion initiatives and after 4 years he helped deliver a hugely successful sale of Nationwide for the benefit of all shareholders”.

Duncan Wilkes, former CEO Nationwide Autocentres