Member Spotlight: Gareth Hughes, Associate Director – BRUIN Financial

Tuesday, 17th November 2020

Each week we get to learn a little more about one of our members. This week it’s Gareth Hughes, Associate Director – BRUIN Financial…


  1. Favourite quote or saying?

‘If you can keep your head when all around you are losing theirs’

  1. Career highlight?

Helping a Neurodiverse candidate find his dream job after being discriminated against by other agencies and his then employer.

  1. Why do you love pro-manchester?

The network and meeting new people… my other half says I’m nosy but I prefer inquisitive

  1. What are you reading at the moment?

Ok, don’t laugh, it’s a biography of Captain Lee from Below Deck

  1. What are you watching at the moment?

Drive to Survive… I’m a huge F1 fan

  1. Favourite meeting place in Manchester?

Grand Pacific – I love the BaoBuns

  1. Favourite lockdown activity?

I learnt to Bake! I’ve decided to make it my mission to be on Bake off next year

  1. Most creative meal that you cook?

Not sure about creative, but home-made mince, onion and potato pie with home made chips is a household fave!

  1. Most creative thing you’ve seen on a video call during the lockdown?

Friends of mine doing a 70’s themed dress up quiz… so much fun!

  1. Most mundane task you’ve completed since being in lockdown?

Cleaning the bedroom skirting boards … eugh

  1. Do you write a blog that you’d like us to share?

I’ve written a few blogs on living without your smart phone for a week… they’re in business cloud magazine

  1. What are you looking forward to doing again the most after lockdown?

Going on holiday with my little girl (she’s 10 months) and our entire family so that we can spend some quality time together