Putting Export Finance at the heart of ITA development

In June 2018 Enterprise Growth Solutions (EGS), the Department for International Trade’s delivery partner across Yorkshire & the Humber, enrolled its International Trade Advisers (ITAs) on the UK Export Finance’s (UKEF) Award in Trade Finance. One year later, 27 of EGS’ peripatetic and desk based ITAs have successfully completed the Award, accredited by the Institute of Export (IoE).

Having previously been an Export Finance Manager, EGS Operations Manager, Jim Keir recognised the value that having ITAs credible in export finance could bring in enabling them to further support UK exporters and overseas buyers. The online course provides in-depth training that is specifically designed to enhance ITAs’ understanding of export finance.

With every one of EGS’ ITA Managers and ITAs now accredited, this is a step change in the quality and depth of export finance support provided to companies across the Yorkshire and Humber region and one which EGS is proud to have initiated and supported.

“What a fantastic achievement – very well done. I am sure the hard work will reap benefits.”
Robin Priestley, Export Finance Manager

UK Export Finance (UKEF) is the UK’s export credit agency, putting the right finance and insurance in place to help you to win contracts, fulfil orders and get paid. See if your business is eligible for UK Export Finance support.