Jeffrey A. Hughes

Lecturer and Director, Environmental Finance Center

Areas of Expertise

Environmental services and programs


Jeff Hughes joined the School of Government in 2002. He has more than 20 years of experience in assisting communities address the finance and policy challenges related to the provision of environmental services and programs. Hughes is the author of numerous reports, guides, and articles on environmental finance and environmental policy analysis subjects. He works with a range of state and national organizations that focus on utility and environmental issues, and he holds a seat on the NC water operator's certification board and has served as an expert witness to the EPA Environmental Finance Advisory Board. He is an active member of Council of Infrastructure Finance Authorities (CIFA) and the American Water Works Association (AWWA).