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 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.