Adam Hug became the director of the Foreign Policy Centre in November 2017, overseeing the FPC’s operations and strategic direction. He was previously Policy Director from 2008-2017. Hugs research focuses on human rights and governance issues particularly in the former Soviet Union. He also writes on UK foreign policy and EU issues. His previous roles included work as a consultant on EU consumer protection issues and working with Israeli and Palestinian trade unions and civil society groups. He also serves as a Westminster City Councillor.