Hugh has been a Director since November 2004. He is an Old Collegian (OGC 1970) and former School Captain and also a past parent of Kate (OGC 2000), Minnie (OGC 2002), George (OGC 2006) and Harry (OGC 2009). Hugh is the Chairman of The Geelong College Board, a member of The Geelong College Finance, Risk Management, Planning, Executive and Education Committees. He is a past President of the Senior School Parents Association and current member of the Albert Bell Club.
Dr Seward is a Sports Physician and General Practitioner in Geelong. He was the Medical Officer for the Geelong Football Club from 1982 to 2006, and a current Director and Life Member of the Geelong Football Club. He was CEO of the AFL Doctors Association for 15 years and is a Life Member of the AFL. He is a conjoint Senior Lecturer in the School of Medicine at Deakin University. He is Chair of Active Geelong. In 2017, he was made a Member of the Order of Australia for his services in the treatment and prevention of injuries in Australian Rules Football.