Mr. Hughes has over 25 years of sales, marketing and business development experience. Prior to joining CIFC, Mr. Hughes served as Head of Global Distribution at Muzinich & Co. Prior to joining Muzinich & Co. in 2008, Mr. Hughes served as Relationship Manager, Global Markets at Raiffeisen Zentral Osterreich AG and Head of Pension Fund and Investment Consultant Relations at FTSE Russell. He began his career in sales at Thomson Reuters. Mr. Hughes graduated with Honors from Loughborough University with a BSc in Economics.