As a Founder and Director of Partel, Hugh drives the business vision, strategy, and product innovation. He is a Certified Passive House Designer and a leading specialist in sustainable building and energy efficiency with extensive knowledge in design and construction management, building fabrics, technical engineering, and R&D. He has wealth of expertise within the low-energy construction sector across various roles such as technical engineer, project manager, contracts manager, product training, and in recent years as a technical director – BEng MIEI CEPH. With over 23 years of experience in the industry, he has been involved in many different projects ranging in scale and complexity from large commercial & residential developments to bespoke residential dwellings. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family, playing sports, being outdoors, and travelling.