Louis Taylor

Chief Executive
UK Export Finance (UKEF)

Louis Taylor is Chief Executive and Accounting Officer of UK Export Finance (UKEF), the UK’s export credit agency and Ministerial department. Louis also sits on DIT’s Board and Executive Committee as Director General.

Before joining UKEF, Louis held a range of senior roles at Standard Chartered Bank, including from 2013-15 as Chief Operating Officer of Group Treasury, based in London. Before that, he spent three years as the bank’s CEO for Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos, based in Ho Chi Minh City. During this time he was also Vice Chairman of the European Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam (Eurocham). He joined Standard Chartered in London in 2004, working in Group Corporate Development, which undertakes the bank’s acquisitions, divestments and other inorganic growth initiatives