Duke of Westminster

Hugh, Duke of Westminster graduated from the University of Newcastle in June 2013 with a BSc in Countryside Management and in September 2013 he joined the Grosvenor Estate’s international graduate programme which included time with its three constituent elements.

In addition to working with the property arm of the estate, the Grosvenor Group, he joined the Wheatsheaf Group as an investment analyst dealing with potential investments in food and energy sustainability and innovation before finally immersing himself closer to home in the Family Investment Office. Hugh’s work experience before university included working on a sheep farm in New Zealand and a rural estate in Northumberland. 

In December 2015 he joined Bio-Bean, the first company in the world to industrialise the process of recycling waste coffee grounds into advanced biofuels and bio chemicals. 

On the death of his father on 9 August 2016, Hugh became 7th Duke of Westminster. 

In his spare time Hugh enjoys country pursuits and is a keen cricketer.


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