David Hughson is Vice-Consul, Trade & Investment Officer at the British Consulate-General of Boston (www.uktradeinvest.gov.uk). In his role with UKTI David advises US companies on their international expansion to the United Kingdom and provides support and advice to UK companies doing business overseas. David focuses primarily on the IT, financial and business service sectors. Previously, Mr. Hughson worked exclusively on promoting international trade and investment within the healthcare sector, bolstering the substantial links between the UK and New England. Mr. Hughson lives in Boston and is a graduate of the University of Connecticut.