Hugh is a British international fine art, classic car, and charity auctioneer. In his 40-year career at Christie’s, he conducted over 2,600 auctions, selling some 310,000 lots for a sum in excess of £2.75 billion. Alongside his fine art selling, Hugh is a much sought-after auctioneer for charity fundraisers and has led over 850 auctions helping to raise £98 million for numerous charitable causes. He has sold in over 30 cities around the world including New York, Beirut, Dubai, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Monte Carlo, Los Angeles, Mumbai and Casablanca. In 2008, he was the auctioneer at Nelson Mandela’s 90th Birthday Gala in London, selling the eight lots for a total of £4.3 million.