Dr Catherine Raines FRSA MoID


Dr Catherine Raines was appointed as Chief Executive of UK Trade and Investment (UKTI) on 7 September 2015 and, upon the formation of the Department for International Trade, became Director General of International Trade and Investment. She continued to lead the government’s global organisation that delivers advice, support, advocacy and promotion to facilitate UK trade and investment worldwide until 2 October 2017, when she took on leadership of the internal departmental review into Exports Supply.

Previous roles in government

  1. Director General, International Trade & Investment

    • 2016 to 2017
  2. Director General, International Trade and Investment

    • 2016 to 2017
  3. Chief Executive, UK Trade & Investment

    • 2015 to 2016