CEO and Founder
Cynthia A. Hudson founded HudsonAnalytix, originally Hudson Maritime Services LTD, in 1986 to provide emergency response, project management, and consulting services to the maritime transportation sector. For nearly four decades as CEO, Cynthia has led Hudson as it has expanded to become an industry leader in OPA 90 and other environmental regulatory compliance, claims and medical management, security compliance and risk management, and cyber risk management, as well as port modernization and digital solutions.
Since 2011, Marc Smith has served as HudsonAnalytix’s COO, overseeing day-to-day operations and leading long-term strategic initiatives. Marc’s 39 years of experience in commercial shipping has strengthened the unique perspective and depth of diverse knowledge and expertise that the Hudson team leverages to provide clients with the highest quality of maritime risk solutions.
Senior VP of Hudson Marine Management Services
Timothy Gerland, a U.S. Coast Guard veteran, joined Hudson in 1992 and progressed to OPA 90 Compliance Manager. In 1996, he moved to Hudson’s office in Oslo, Norway, collaborating on OPA 90 compliance with European based vessel owner/operators. After returning to the U.S. in 2003, he assumed the role of Vice President at Hudson Marine Management Services in 2011, where he oversees multiple programs, including QI and SMT services, vessel attendance and support, plan writing, compliance services, and training programs for OPA 90 and maritime operations.
VP of HudsonCyber
Since 2015, Max Bobys has served as Vice President of HudsonCyber, drawing on 20+ years of experience in enterprise risk management, cybersecurity transformation, and integrated security systems. In this role, he leads the delivery of the award-winning CyberLogix decision-support program, assisting cyber insurers, shipping companies, ports, and maritime supply chain stakeholders in implementing sustainable cybersecurity programs. He has advised governments, insurers, ENISA, and the OAS on maritime cybersecurity, has co-authored cybersecurity best practices for ports, and is a regular contributor to industry journals. He has lectured at the US Naval War College and Chatham House, and currently serves on multiple committees with the AAPA and IAPH.
VP of HudsonTrident
Troy Vest joined the HudsonAnalytix team in 2019 and took on the role of Vice President of HudsonTrident in 2020. In this capacity, he spearheads services related to security, risk resiliency, and business continuity. Prior to Hudson, Troy’s career in the U.S. Coast Guard centered on security, intelligence, and incident response. Troy holds certifications in Project Management, ASIS security management, and DRII Business Continuity. He is also fluent in Spanish.
VP of HudsonDynamix, Global Policy and Trade
Andrew Baskin joined HudsonAnalytix as Vice President, HudsonDynamix, Global Policy and Trade and General Counsel in 2017. Andrew leads the firm’s port modernization and digitalization practice and oversees the firm’s engagement in Latin America and the Caribbean. In this role, Andrew directs projects related to port digitalization, legal and regulatory frameworks, operations and governance, environmental policy, and supply chain security. Before joining HudsonAnalytix, Andrew held positions at the United States Maritime Administration, where he led the agency’s engagement in the Western Hemisphere and Europe. He is fluent in Spanish.
Senior Claims Manager at HudsonTactix
Deborah Stabile joined the HudsonAnalytix Team in 2020, and currently leads HudsonTactix as the Senior Claims Manager. As leader of this division, she is responsible for the department’s day-to-day operations and managing all tasks and aspects related to crew medical management, bill review, and First Call. Deborah has 20 successful years of experience in the maritime industry with expertise in vessel services, personal injury claims, emergency response, and overseeing plan writing and compliance services. In 2010, she joined the OSRO Management team responsible for onshore operations during the MC252 BP Oil Spill, where she managed contractors and assisted with procurement and data analysis to right-size operations.
Senior Claims Executive at HudsonTactix
Rick Schulke joined Hudson in January 2007 and has participated in Hudson’s technical, security, and claims divisions. A 1984 Kings Point graduate, Rick is a seasoned maritime consultant whose experience includes working at a classification society, with Greek shipowners, and for his own maritime consultancy. He currently works in our HudsonTactix division and is responsible for P&I vessel/cargo claims as well as assisting with the crew medical management, bill review, and First Call programs.
Regional Manager of Piraeus, Greece branch office
Konstantinos Glykos, a Naval Architect & Marine Engineer, joined Hudson in 2009. He leads the HudsonAnalytix branch office in Piraeus, Greece and monitors and supports the activities of our European based clients. He also executes Hudson’s strategic, business, and sales planning as directed from head office and supports multiple programs, including QI and SMT services, vessel attendance and support, plan writing, compliance services, and training programs for OPA 90 and maritime operations. Before joining HudsonAnalytix, Konstantinos held various positions within Greek maritime consulting companies.