Hugh Mason

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Hugh Mason


Councillor Hugh Mason grew up in south-east London. He completed an MA at St John’s College Cambridge University, and a PhD at the University College of Swansea.  He has worked at the University of Portsmouth since 1968 as a Lecturer, later Principal Lecturer, and is currently Associate Lecturer in economic geography.

Cllr Mason’s council roles have included:

  • Chair of Southsea Town Council
  • City Council – Executive Member for Education
  • Executive Member for Culture and Leisure
  • Executive Member for Housing
  • Cabinet Member for Resources and Deputy Leader of the Council

He is married with four stepsons, and enjoys hill walking, travel, theatre, music, good beer and good company.