Export Finance Australia (EFA)

Foreign Affairs and Trade
Export Finance Australia is the Australian Government’s export credit agency. As the Australian Government’s export credit agency (ECA), EFA plays an impactful role in financing Australian exports and interests, including overseas infrastructure development. EFA achieves our purpose by fulfilling legislated functions, which are to: • support SMEs, corporates and governments to realise export opportunities • help finance sustainable infrastructure in the Indo-Pacific region and beyond • provide defence export finance through the Defence Export Facility • support the critical minerals sector through the Critical Minerals Facility • enable broader government objectives by supporting other Commonwealth entities.

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?

    Yes

  • Max No. of Board/Committee Members

    9

  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?

    Yes

  • Classification

    X. Internal Management

  • Auditor

    ANAO

  • Function Categorization

    Executive Management

  • Creation Date

  • Postal Address

    Level 10, 22 Pitt Street
    Sydney NSW 2000
    Australia

Current board appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Chair James M Millar 9 December 2014 8 December 2023
Deputy Chair David Bennett 9 July 2021 8 July 2024
Other Tim Yeend 6 January 2022 Determined by the appointer
Other Jan Adams 16 September 2022 Determined by the appointer
Member Ms. Catherine Walter AM 13 May 2022 12 May 2025
CEO/Executive Director/Managing Director Mr John Hopkins 1 August 2022 Determined by the appointer
Member James Douglas 9 December 2020 8 December 2023
Member James Wilson 9 December 2020 8 December 2023
Member Mr. Rob Chapman 11 March 2022 10 March 2025
Member Ms. Jodie Baker 9 July 2021 8 July 2024
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