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SOCIO-ECONOMIC & ENVIRONMENTAL FINANCE 

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EXPERTISE HISTORY

Hudson Advisory Services is a specialist in good practice techniques for international funding systems, particularly EU and UN support services. The company's work focuses on helping international 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, climate action, agri-food, sustainable tourism, business growth, social economy, and more.

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

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

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 - date    International Donor Best Practice & Communications 

   

  • 2015 - 2019  European Investment Bank Finance Communications 

  

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

 

  • United Nations Development Programme

 

  • 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 Knowhow:

 

  • 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

  • Agri-food and rural development

  • Rural, urban, and island tourism

 

  • Nature conservation

  • EU Agricultural, Cohesion, and Environmental Policy Funds

 

  • InvestEU

  • Employment and social inclusion

 

  • Community-Led local Development

 

  • EU external aid

Communication & Journalism Skillset:

 

  • International communication strategies and campaigns

  • Editorial standards & guidance

  • Technical, institutional & public relations journalism

  • Event reporting

  • Social media content

 

  • 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

  • 30+ years experience