Hugh Small biography

Hugh Small is a business consultant and political economist with a long career in industry after graduating from Durham University with honours in physics and psychology. From 1976 to 1981 Hugh Small was the network architect for the world’s first commercial internet, the SITA multi-airline reservations network, where he designed routing and flow control procedures and commissioned packet-switching hardware and software.From 1983 to 1999 he was a partner in two US strategic management consulting firms, Arthur D. Little and A.T. Kearney, managing telecom industry consulting teams.
Hugh Small’s historical publications include Florence Nightingale, Avenging Angel (Constable, 1998) and The Crimean War (Tempus Publishing, 2007). He lives in Marylebone and until recently was Secretary of the Westminster branch of Living Streets, the national charity that campaigns for more active travel (cycling, walking) and for improvements in the urban environment to encourage it. He is a Council member of the St. Marylebone Society. He is a widower with two daughters and five grandchildren.

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