Appointed as an Independent Governor in February 2022.
Hugh Baker is an RAU alumnus, having completed the Postgraduate in Rural Estate Management course in 1993. He qualified MRICS in 1996 whilst working for Brown & Co in the East Midland/East Anglia. In 2004, he established Hub Rural, a property and business consultancy focused on typically larger and complex agri-food businesses and landowners, across the UK. As the business has developed, and grown in size and employee numbers, he now spends most of his time in Trustee, Chair, and non-executive roles within client businesses, whilst keeping his hand in with a range of agency, professional and business consultancy activity.
Hugh sits on the Audit and Risk Committee.