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David Havelock takes the helm at UK Export Finance

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David Havelock, Director of Credit Risk Group, takes over as interim Chief Executive of UKEF.

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David Havelock, Director of Credit Risk Group, takes over as interim Chief Executive of UK Export Finance today as Patrick Crawford steps down to take up his role as Chief Executive of the Charity Bank Ltd after over 8 years as UK Export Finance Chief Executive.

David Havelock joined UK Export Finance in October 2005 as Director of Credit Risk Group and a member of the Management Board.

David entered the Civil Service after a long career in the corporate banking and corporate finance world including 9 years in Asia and reached the senior position of Head of Credit in corporate banking services at NatWest Bank. Following his career of 34 years with NatWest he has also been a Director at Close Brothers Corporate Finance, and a Director at both Arthur Anderson and Ernst & Young.

Published 16 November 2012