Valerie Hughes is a sporting executive from Ottawa, Ontario.
At the FIFA Under 20 World Cup (hosted by Canada in 2007), she contributed as a national event manager. She has also worked in a management capacity with the Carleton Lady Ravens ice hockey program.
She was the manager of events and services for the 2009 IIHF World Junior Championship in Ottawa. On October 14, 2011, Hughes was named as the General Manager for the 2013 IIHF Women's World Championship to be held in Ottawa, Ontario.