Member, Export Guarantees Advisory Council

John Newgas

John Newgas



John Newgas joined the Export Guarantee Advisory Council in April 2009.

John is a consultant for the Sagwen Computer Consultancy. He has over twenty years in the manufacturing industry.

As managing director of Albion Manufacturing Ltd, he was directly involved in the import of raw materials and the export of finished products in the packaging and textile sectors, where he developed markets in Europe, Middle East and the far East.

Before this, John was chief executive officer of the Portuguese Chamber of Commerce in the UK for 3 years.

Member, Export Guarantees Advisory Council

Export Guarantees Advisory Council (EGAC) provides advice to UK Export Finance and its ministers on the policies UK Export Finance applies when doing business including:

  • environmental impacts and human rights
  • sustainable lending
  • bribery and corruption
  • disclosure, including freedom of information requests

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