About us The team Trustees Gareth Hughes, Trustee Gareth has a broad range of experience of management, governance and people issues from a long career in Human Resource Management including a number of senior leadership positions in international financial services firms. Most recently he was Managing Director, Human Resources at Royal Bank of Canada. He has particular expertise in governance, compensation, employee relations and the challenges of working across different countries and cultures. He has experience of the issues and challenges faced by the charitable sector in his current role as a Trustee of The International Federation of Aromatherapists and Vice Chair and Trustee of Theatre Centre. I am delighted to have the opportunity to help International Refugee Trust improve the lives of people who have lost so much. I am truly inspired by the efforts of everyone involved to bring about sustained long-term improvement and increased self sufficiency to those most in need.