UK Export Finance Hires Two New Directors To Its Executive Leadership Team

New Chief Strategy and Impact Officer and Digital, Data and Technology Director have recently joined the leadership team at the UK’s renowned export credit agency. 

The latest news says the award-winning UK Export Finance (UKEF) has extended its Executive Committee by introducing two new appointments - Julia Beck as Chief Strategy and Impact Officer, and Paul Neville as Digital, Data and Technology Director as the UK’s national export credit agency (ECA) to cater to the requirements of UK exporters.

UKEF’s initiatives and aid for exporters are continuing to develop, facilitating £33.4 billion of financial aid to the UK exporters in the last five years. Earlier, it granted funding of £6 billion to the UK SME exporter to further dominate Britain’s free trade. The latest support for exporters is a part of UKEF’s agenda to proper success by ensuring no feasible UK export fails for lack of finance or insurance, performing that sustainably and at no net cost to the taxpayer.

Shane Lynch, Director of Resources at UKEF explained - 


“Our productive experience and expertise across UKEF are what makes us the world’s best ECA. Julia and Paul have already delivered a positive impact in their new positions, carrying passion and innovative ideas to the department.”

Assuring that we hold & attract professional people is very important and enables UKEF to deliver on its agenda for UK exporters.”

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Julia Beck joined UKEF in 2016, as of now is working as Deputy Director for Strategy within the Strategy, Policy, and Climate Change directorate (SPoCC). In her new job, she will keep developing the department’s approach to strategy and effect, deliver its sustainability purpose and develop its relationship globally and across governments. 

Paul Neville joins UKEF from the London Borough of Waltham Forest, where he handled a sector-leading modernization as the Director of Digital & ICT. He has rich experience in digital, technology, and company change with roles at Sky and BT and will unite UKEF’s digital, technology, data, and change and transformation teams from across the Department. 

Julia Beck, Chief Strategy and Impact Officer at UKEF explained - 


“I am pleased to work on my new role leading UKEF’s Strategy, Policy and Climate Change Directorate, which has gone from strength to strength in recent years.”

“I will assure that UKEF keeps on conveying with impact on legal priorities, from fulfilling our sustainability purposes to maintaining a flexible and adaptable product offering for UK exporters that brings economic prosperity across the country.”

Paul Neville, Director of Digital, Data, and Technology (DDAT) at UKEF explained - 


“I am excited to have the opportunity to handle the new DDAT team at UK Export Finance. Improving on UKEF’s history of delivering first-class aid to businesses, I expect to support what we do, both to help our staff and clients.”

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