Mr Andrew Hudson
Head of Water and Ocean Governance Programme
Andrew Hudson is Head of the Water & Ocean Governance Programme (www.undp.org/water) in UNDP’s Bureau for Policy and Programme Support. He oversees and provides strategic, policy and technical guidance on all aspects of the development, implementation and evaluation of UNDP’s work in water and ocean governance with a currently active portfolio of about US$200 million working in over 100 countries. He also serves as the “Green Team Leader” at UNDP leading efforts to move the organization towards environmental sustainability in its operations, including minimizing the organization’s carbon footprint.
He received his BS and MS in Earth and Planetary Sciences from MIT, was a doctoral student in Oceanography at the University of Rhode Island, and received his PhD in Environmental Sciences from the University of Massachusetts-Boston, specializing in Environmental Economics and Policy.