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Hugh Leech

Hugh Leech
Financial Controller


Hugh joined Santos Dumont in 2012 and was appointed Finance Manager in June 2014. He currently holds the position of Financial Controller and is responsible for all revenue compliance, internal and external financial reporting as well as overseeing activities for aviation clients’ Special Purpose Company accounting. Hugh works closely with the senior management team on the strategic financial projects, and is responsible for development of the finance function and reporting to the Board of Directors. Recent projects have included lean accounting practices implementation within the company and redesign of key financial interfaces for internal and global operations.

Prior to joining Santos Dumont, Hugh worked in Financial Reporting for State Street and trained as a Chartered Accountant with BDO. He holds a Bachelor Degree in Accounting and Finance from Trinity College Dublin and is a member of Chartered Accountants Ireland.