Hugh Courtney




United Kingdom




Sep 2017 - May 2019

Hugh is a son of Ireland, born and raised in South Africa, living in London. He started his career in banking, qualifying as a Chartered Accountant before heading into the mining sector. In 2013 he cofounded an impact investment business which provides financing solutions for solar projects as well as loan capital to growth stage SMEs in South Africa. He holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Financial Strategy from Oxford Saïd Business school. Hugh is husband to a wonderful wife and father to a precocious two year old daughter.

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Posted by: on December 5, 2017

Through the wardrobe: A trip into Oxford’s Startup Narnia

Oxford served as a fantastical influence for the writing of a number of literary giants, not least of which was C S Lewis. Walking around Oxford and taking in some of its wonderful sights (on and off the beaten track) it is not hard to see where C S Lewis found the inspiration for a […]

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Posted by: on September 26, 2017

Searching for that Golden Oxford Moment…

As a veteran of the Diploma in Financial Strategy, I knew exactly what Kathy Harvey (Associate Dean and EMBA Programme Director) was talking about when we she told us that each of us would experience in a Golden Moment where we would feel the and see the magic of Oxford. I had in fact fleetingly […]

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