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Hugh Wheelan

A media entrepreneur, Hugh was co-founder of Response Global Media, publisher of Responsible Investor and Responsible Company, and built it into the leading, internationally respected ESG and sustainable finance media and events company. The business was sold to PEI Media in July 2021.

Over a 25-year career as a journalist and editor, Hugh has written extensively on ESG, investment, corporate and sustainability issues for international publications including Financial News, The Guardian and The Financial Times. He has interviewed many of the biggest names in global institutional finance. He was Paris Correspondent and Fund Management Editor at Financial News, part of the Wall Street Journal. He was Political and Economic advisor to the Secretary General of Amnesty International.

Hugh has won many journalism awards during his career: In 2020, he won the Outstanding Contribution to Institutional Journalism at the State Street Press Awards. He won the Aon Journalist of the Year award in 2006.

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