Member, Export Guarantees Advisory Council

Harold Freeman


Harold Freeman is an experienced public sector board member, international economic and development expert. Working on sustainable development goals and the climate change agenda he has worked on multiple projects investing in the low carbon and renewables sector, including direct experience dealing with ESG issues and trends, and on human rights issues and supply chains in investment projects.

He brings over 25 years experience working with senior officials and ministers in his role as a Board Director at the European Bank for Reconstruction & Development, and on sustainable lending as Head of International Debt & Capital Markets at HM Treasury. Harold’s appointment is due to end on 1 April 2024.

Member, Export Guarantees Advisory Council

Export Guarantees Advisory Council (EGAC) provides advice to UK Export Finance and its ministers on the policies UK Export Finance applies when doing business including:

  • environmental impacts and human rights
  • sustainable lending
  • bribery and corruption
  • disclosure, including freedom of information requests

Export Guarantees Advisory Council