Hugh Lenon


Hugh is part-time Chairman of Phoenix and a member of Phoenix’s Investment Committee and its Management Committee. He has over 30 years of UK private equity investment experience and is a former British Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (BVCA) chairman. Hugh is a director of Capital Economics. He is also chairman of the Hardman Trust, a charity which works with and on behalf of prisoners and former prisoners.

Hugh qualified as a Chartered Accountant at Touche Ross & Co. 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