Our governance

Minutes, terms of reference and register of members' interests for the Export Guarantees Advisory Council.

Role of the group

The Export Guarantees Advisory Council (EGAC) is a statutory body which advises the Secretary of State on UK Export Finance’s operations, with a specific duty to provide advice about the provision of reinsurance to the private sector.

Minutes

Export Guarantees Advisory Council minutes December 2017 (PDF, 286KB, 13 pages)

Export Guarantees Advisory Council minutes September 2017 (PDF, 140KB, 7 pages)

Export Guarantees Advisory Council minutes June 2017 (PDF, 132KB, 6 pages)

Export Guarantees Advisory Council minutes February 2017 (PDF, 158KB, 6 pages)

Export Guarantees Advisory Council Minutes: December 2016 (PDF, 118KB, 11 pages)

Export Guarantees Advisory Council Minutes: September 2016 (PDF, 125KB, 7 pages)

Export Guarantees Advisory Council Minutes: May 2016 (PDF, 57KB, 8 pages)

Export Guarantees Advisory Council Minutes: Feb 2016 (PDF, 31.9KB, 12 pages)

Export Guarantees Advisory Council Minutes: December 2015 (PDF, 187KB, 19 pages)

Export Guarantees Advisory Council Minutes: September 2015 (PDF, 297KB, 9 pages)

Export Guarantees Advisory Council Minutes: June 2015 (PDF, 142KB, 3 pages)

Export Guarantees Advisory Council Minutes: May 2015 (PDF, 212KB, 8 pages)

Export Guarantees Advisory Council Minutes: February 2015 (PDF, 224KB, 11 pages)

Export Guarantees Advisory Council minutes: December 2014 (PDF, 347KB, 14 pages)

Export Guarantees Advisory Council minutes: September 2014 (PDF, 47.1KB, 11 pages)

Export Guarantees Advisory Council minutes: May 2014 (PDF, 36.1KB, 8 pages)

Export Guarantees Advisory Council minutes: February 2014 (PDF, 46.6KB, 11 pages)

Export Guarantees Advisory Council minutes: December 2013 (PDF, 98.1KB, 14 pages)

Export Guarantees Advisory Council minutes: September 2013 (PDF, 39.6KB, 9 pages)

Export Guarantees Advisory Council minutes: May 2013 (PDF, 30.6KB, 7 pages)

Export Guarantees Advisory Council minutes: February 2013 (PDF, 54.1KB, 12 pages)

Export Guarantees Advisory Council minutes: December 2012 (PDF, 48.6KB, 12 pages)

Export Guarantees Advisory Council minutes: September 2012 (PDF, 115KB, 14 pages)

Export Guarantees Advisory Council minutes: May 2012 (PDF, 45.2KB, 12 pages)

For previous minutes please go to the National Archives.

Terms of reference

Annual Reports

EGAC Annual Report 2014 to 2015 (PDF, 265KB, 6 pages)

EGAC Annual Report 2013 to 2014 (PDF, 142KB, 5 pages)

EGAC Annual Report 2012 to 2013 (PDF, 170KB, 4 pages)

EGAC Annual Report 2011 to 2012 (PDF, 508KB, 4 pages)

EGAC Annual Report 2010 to 2011 (PDF, 224KB, 5 pages)

Register of members’ interests

Directorships and shareholdings held by the members of the EGAC, advising UK Export Finance.

Members’ directorships

Member Position held
Andrew Wiseman Chair – Professional Ethics & Corporate Governance Committee, Chartered Institute of Wastes Management
  Chair – DEFRA National Experts Panel on Contaminated Land
  Director – One Minute Training Ltd
  Partner – Harrison Grant LLP
  Director – Hastoe Housing Association Ltd
  Director – Hastoe Wyvern Housing Association Ltd
  Director – Harlequin Housing Association Ltd
Gillian Arthur Trustee and Non-Executive Director – Advocates for International Development
  Director – Every Child Our Future
Alistair Clark None
Alexandra Elson None
Neil Holt None
John Newgas Director – Sagwen Ltd
  Director – West Hill Park Management Ltd
  Member – Institute of Directors
  Member – Society of Dyers and Colourists
Anna Soulsby None

Members’ shareholdings

Council members must declare any substantial shareholding held by them or a member of their immediate family (defined as a partner or children under 18 years old).

A substantial shareholding is defined as shares in any one company worth more than £50,000, or more than 1% of the share capital of any company.

Member Shareholding Company
Andrew Wiseman No substantial shareholdings  
Gillian Arthur £50,000 plus Citigroup
Alistair Clark No substantial shareholdings  
Alexandra Elson No substantial shareholdings  
Neil Holt £50,000 plus CH2M HILL Companies
John Newgas £50,000 plus BP
  1 per cent plus Advance Holdings
Anna Soulsby No substantial shareholdings  

The UK Export Finance annual report includes the annual report of the work of the Export Guarantees Advisory Council.