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Justin Hughes

Justin Hughes is a former fighter pilot and Executive Officer of the Red Arrows. Uniquely placed to both inspire and offer practical insights into the drivers of excellence, he is a renowned expert and impressive speaker. He develops tailored content, specific to the client audience. As well as keynote and after-dinner speaking, he creating workshops, ‘MC-ing’ and coaching of internal speakers.


About Justin Hughes

Justin Hughes has presented at hundreds of management meetings, conferences, academic forums and dinners worldwide. These clients range from global corporations (e.g. 3M, Microsoft) to public sector (e.g. Bank of England, NATO) and world championship-winning sports franchises (e.g. Mercedes F1).  He was also a guest presenter on Oxford University’s MSc in Major Programme Management London Business School’s ‘Executing Strategy for Results’.


Justin Hughes was an RAF fighter pilot.  He graduated as top cadet of his officer training and went on to fly the Tornado F3 air defence fighter.  He subsequently served for 3 years on the Red Arrows performing over 250 displays worldwide including 3 international tours.

The author of The Business of Excellence (Bloomsbury, 2016) he has been profiled in the London Standard, Director and the Daily Telegraph).  Furthermore, he has been interviewed for BBC World ‘Talking Business’ and BBC Breakfast.

Justin has an MBA with Distinction from London Business School and is currently studying International Relations at the University of Cambridge.

Areas of expertise include:

  • Building high-performance teams and organisations
  • Leadership
  • Strategic ambiguity and agility
  • Decision-making and risk
  • Behavioural safety and safety culture
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"Justin Hughes is one of a rare breed of speakers who absolutely engages and captivates an audience, providing clear takeaways to action straight away into positive business results"

Harrington Starr

" Feedback was massively positive and some of the best we’ve had"

Fujitsu Services (EMEIA)

" Would not hesitate to bring Justin back"

Trican Completion Solutions (Canada)

" A year on we still use the language and some of the principles"

Maersk Deutschland

"…nothing short of excellent demonstrating a wealth of operational experience, knowledge and the ability to relate that to our environment.  All expectations were exceeded."

London Luton Airport

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