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Hudson Advisory Services is a specialist in public policy and development finance, business and sustainable tourism, regions and islands, urban and rural, agri-food and nutrition, climate and biodiversity. The company's global work focuses on good practice techniques for international funding systems, particularly EU and UN support services. We help our clients to achieve sustainable development goals in socio-economic and environmental fields.


Offering more than 30 years professional experience, company expertise covers the full life cycle of project, programme and policy financing (from design and set-up stages through to implementation, monitoring, closure and evaluation) as well as related analysis. Current themes comprise policy support for donors involved with recovery and resilience, social equality, climate action, agri-food, sustainable tourism, business growth, and more.

Work history includes: United Nations, European Investment Bank and European Commission public policy support contracts; management of successful large-scale sustainable development funding programmes; advising governments and institutions on effective financing systems; putting bottom-up policy into practice; international digital communication and global news syndication; and all related research.

The company's main expert and owner is Tim Hudson. Qualified in regional and rural resource planning sciences as well as multi-media communications, Tim was originally based in Scotland. His experience spans a variety of locations including India, Hong Kong, The Caucasus, Western Balkans, Uzbekistan, all EU Member States and the United Kingdom.

Tim moved to Luxembourg in 2007 after living for four years in Lithuania. He has dual Luxembourgish and British nationality. His mother tongue is English and he continues to improve his understanding of French, Spanish, Lithuanian and Luxembourgish languages.

  • 2019 - today  UN and EU Policy Best Practice & Communications 


  • 2015 - 2019  European Investment Bank Financial Instruments 


  • 2008 - 2015  EU Project Funding Best Practice & Communications 


  • 2007 - 2008  UNDP Advisory and Evaluation Consultancy 


  • 2004 - 2007  EU Accession Advisory and Evaluation Consultancy 


  • 2001 - 2004  EU Structural Fund Programme Management  


  • 1996 - 2001  Rural Community Development

  • 1986 - 1990  International News and Commercial Photography  

Government & Institutional Experience:

  • European Investment Bank Group


  • European Parliament and European Commission Services (DG AGRI, INTPA Team Europe, REGIO, ENV, CLIM, EMP, MARE)


  • United Nations Development Programme and Food & Agriculture Organization


  • Uzbekistan Ministry of Agriculture


  • Lithuanian Ministries of Finance and Agriculture


  • Poland’s National Aid Coordination Department


  • Serbia’s Deputy Prime Minister’s Office


  • Romania's Ministry of Economy & Finance


  • Bosnia & Herzegovinian entity Ministries


  • Parliament of Georgia & the Chamber Of Control of Georgia


  • Scottish regional governments

Monitoring & Evaluation & Learning:


  • Ex-ante, mid-term and ex-post methodologies


  • Logframe & Project Cycle trainer


  • Pan-European analysis


  • KPI instruction manuals


  • Contracting M&E consultants


  • Expert Panel member


  • Results-oriented recommendations


  • Team leader & independent expert


  • Consultation & questionnaire techniques


  • Data analytics


  • EU & UN client services


  • Publicity including media information

Development & Funding Expertise:


  • Recovery and resilience investment


  • UN Sustainable Development Goals

  • Climate action and resource efficiency

  • Infrastructure and services

  • Agri-food and rural development 

  • Rural, urban, and island tourism


  • Nature conservation

  • European funding systems


  • InvestEU financing

  • Employment and social inclusion


  • Community-Led local Development


  • EU external aid

Communication & Journalism Skillset:


  • International communication strategies and campaigns

  • Technical, institutional & public relations journalism

  • Event reporting

  • Social media content

  • Editorial standards & guidance


  • Video and photography cameras, sound, editing, scripts & promotion


  • Large & diverse imagery library


  • Publications & infographics quality control

  • Website development


  • Supervising sub-contractors


  • Technical Assistance Terms of Reference and bid writing

  • 30+ years experience

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