A little about us

Meet the team

Gilly Mathieson – President

Gilly is an award-winning journalist and media professional with over 25 years of experience connecting with audiences through frontline journalism, documentaries, and communication campaigns. During her 15 years at the BBC, she reported and produced radio and television programmes from across the globe. A cancer survivor, Gilly brings practical know-how, as well as communications expertise. 

Gilly founded Hudson’s in 2021 and leads our Hudson’s Cancer Support Board, ensuring that we are on track to launch our digital platform in November 2022.

Dr. Joachim Beckert – Treasurer

Joachim is a leading senior banking executive and board member of several financial institutions in Luxembourg. His international experience of over 30 years in investment banking offers Hudson’s strong leadership and fundraising skills. In 2018, Joachim received the Luxembourg Order of Merit for his contribution to the development of the financial centre. He brings excellent business contacts and a track record in founding and running successful enterprises. 

Dr. Niamh Catherine Power – General Secretary

Dr. Niamh Catherine Power is a specialist psychiatric doctor and psychotherapist at Centre Hospitalier Neuro-Psychiatrique, Luxembourg. Niamh has accumulated vast international clinical experience during her medical career, working across Europe, the UK, and the Caribbean. With a strong track record in voluntary work for medical charities, including Médecins du Monde, she brings vast voluntary sector expertise and a passion for patient advocacy.