Tom Hughes is the Head of Northern European Marketing at Allianz Global Investors. Tom has worked for Allianz Global Investors since 2010, where he joined as a marketing executive working in the UK retail distribution team. Since then he has worked his way up the team to his current role, where he is responsible for all marketing activity in the Northern Europe (Benelux, Nordics, UK and Ireland) across institutional, wholesale, consumer and investment trusts channels. In 2014 he was awarded a Rising Star award by the Gramercy Institute in New York and his teams were successful at the Investment Week, Investment Marketing and Innovation Awards in 2014, 2015 and 2018 in the "Under 30 Category", "Best B2B Campaign", "Best Social Media Campaign" and "Product Innovation". Prior to joining Allianz Global Investors, Tom worked for software company Meltwater and in the House of Commons. He has a degree in History and Politics from the University of Southampton as well as a full IMC, postgraduate diploma in digital marketing from the IDM and has undertaken executive education courses at the European School of Management and Technology in Berlin.