Andrew Hudson's career includes senior roles in a number of different public services.  He was Director General, Public Services at the Treasury between 2009 and 2011, leading the work on public spending through the General Election and the first Spending Review under the Coalition.  Before that he was Chief Executive of the Valuation Office Agency (2004-09) and Deputy Chief Executive (Finance and Performance) at Essex County Council (2002-04) after a couple of years there as Assistant Chief Executive (1999-2002).  Much of his early career was in the Treasury.

Andrew now has a portfolio of roles.  He is a non-executive at Circle Housing Group, the charity Volunteering Matters, and the What Works Centre for Wellbeing.  Nearer to home, he chairs Hackney Winter Night Shelter, and The Old Church arts centre in Stoke Newington.  In his spare time, he enjoys running and country walking, and is writing a book about the London to Holyhead road.