Hud ManuelHud Manuel

Business Manager

Telephone: 03000 416429

Email: hud.manuel@kent.gov.uk

Hud Manuel is the Business Manager for Governance and Law and is responsible for providing strategic and operational financial support and guidance to the Director of Governance and Law, senior managers and their teams.

Hud's team provides the financial management, control and support for the unit, and also coordinates the business development, financial planning and financial reporting of the unit's budgets. The team is responsible for the ongoing financial support and billing of all Kent Legal Services clients' accounts.

Hud has a wide experience of commissioning and contact management and the turning around of failing or underperforming services and contracts. He is currently leading on the development of Kent Legal Services' case management system, to drive through process and transaction cost savings through increased automation and the stream lining of service delivery pathways.

Prior to joining Governance and Law in April 2011, Hud served as the Finance Manager for a number of high profile KCC partnerships with voluntary and private sector organisations. Before this, he worked in senior finance and systems development roles for KCC Social Services, the NHS and the private sector.