Peter Hughes

Founder and Chief Executive Officer
APEX Group

Peter founded the global financial services provider, Apex Group Ltd., in September 2003. His vision was to create a company that not only provides the broadest range of solutions in the industry at a competitive price point, but to drive positive change in the industry. Under his leadership, the Apex Group has expanded to service $3 trillion in assets across administration, custody, depositary, advisory, and under management. Employing a diverse range of over 12,000 people, across 39 countries, and 97 offices, the Group has evolved its capabilities to service the changing needs of its clients; launching a pioneering digital banking platform dedicated to the asset management space in addition to delivering a unique ESG Ratings and Advisory service for the private markets.

Peter has over 29 years of financial services experience having qualified as a chartered accountant in He is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.