Sir Hugh Sykes, DL, MA, LL.B, CA, Hon LL.D, FCIB, FRSA (b. 1932), is an international industrialist and investor, noted for championing regeneration in and around Sheffield.
- 2004-08 Chairman of Renaissance South Yorkshire;
- 2000-07 Deputy Chairman (later Chairman) of Sheffield One;
- 1988-97 Chairman of Sheffield Development Corporation.
Sir Hugh is also Chairman of the Sheffield Galleries and Museums Trust, the first museum trust in the country.
His work has been recognised by a series of awards: Honorary Fellow, Sheffield Hallam University, 1991; Deputy Lieutenant for South Yorkshire, 1995; Honorary Doctorate in Laws, University of Sheffield, 1996 and Knight Bachelor in Her Majesty’s Birthday Honours, 1997.