Noel Harwerth was appointed Chair of the UK Export Finance (UKEF) Board in January 2017. As part of her role as UKEF Board Chair she is also a Non-executive member of the Department for International Trade Board.
Noel comes from a long career in the finance and mining sectors with significant experience in emerging markets. She is the outgoing Chairman of GE Capital Bank Europe, a role she has held since 2011, and a non-executive director at Standard Life plc, the London Metal Exchange, CHAPS Co and Sirius Minerals. Her executive career has included roles with Citigroup International as its Chief Operating Officer, Citicorp and Dun & Bradstreet.