Hugo is an Associate Partner in the Political & Regulatory team, having joined FIPRA UK in March 2003. Hugo advises clients on a range of UK and EU policy and regulatory issues with a particular focus on the transport, media and financial services sectors, for companies including BAA, Bombardier, FirstGroup, DMGT, Experian, and Universal Music. Projects at FIPRA UK have included the award-winning Campaign for Crossrail, helping to secure the Governments new measures against music piracy and advising on the public affairs aspects of cross-border M&A transactions. Previously Hugo worked in the UK Houses of Parliament as an advisor to current Defence Minister, Rt Hon Andrew Robathan MP. Educated at Eton and Newcastle University, Hugo graduated with a BA Hons degree in Politics. Along with his native English, Hugo speaks a little Italian. He is married and has one daughter.