Foreign Affairs and Trade
Export Finance Australia is the Australian government’s export credit agency. They provide financial expertise and solutions to drive sustainable growth that benefits Australia and their partners. Through their loans, guarantees, bonds and insurance options, Export Finance Australia: - support SMEs, corporates and governments to realise export opportunities or contribute to the export supply chain - help finance sustainable infrastructure in the Pacific region and beyond - provide defence export finance through the Defence Export Facility. Export Finance Australia works together with banks and other government agencies to help Australian businesses take on the world.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    R. Management Board

  • Established By / Under

    Act / Regulation

  • Established By/Under More info

    Export Finance and Insurance Corporation Act 1991

  • Paid Members?


  • Max No. of Board/Committee Members


  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?


  • Classification

    X. Internal Management

  • Auditor


  • Function Categorization

    Executive Management

  • Creation Date

    1 November 1991

Current board appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Chair Chair Mr. James M Millar 9 December 2017 8 December 2020
Deputy Chair Deputy Chair Mr. Richard Sawers 9 December 2017 8 December 2020
Other Deputy Secretary Mr. Christopher Langman PSM 4 April 2018 Determined by the appointer
Other Ms. Frances Adamson 13 September 2016 Determined by the appointer
CEO/Executive Director/Managing Director Ms Swati Dave 3 July 2017 3 July 2022
Member Mr Rob Chapman 1 March 2019 28 February 2022
Member Ms. Joanne Baker 28 June 2018 27 June 2021
Member Ms. Laura McBain 9 December 2017 8 December 2020
Member Ms. Denise Goldsworthy 9 December 2017 8 December 2020
Member Ms. Lynda Cheng 1 March 2019 28 February 2021
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