Margaret Eyres has joined UK Export Finance (UKEF) as head of direct lending – a new role within the ECA.

She previously worked for Société Générale for 17 years, most recently as director of export finance.  She also worked as trade finance manager at ABN Amro for seven years, after a year as assistant vice-president at Bank of America Merill Lynch.

When contacted by GTR, Société Générale was unable to confirm who would take over Eyres’ role at the bank.