Sir Eric Peacock was appointed as a non-executive director of the UKEF Board in 2011. Sir Eric was knighted in 2003 for his services to international trade. He previously sat on the boards of UK Trade & Investment, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills.
He is currently Chairman of e-Careers Limited (E-Learning), iPro Sport Corporation Limited (Natural Isotonic Sports Drinks), Buckley Jewellery Ltd, Stevenage Packaging Ltd, Halo International Group Ltd (Furniture), Boxford Group Ltd (Leisure and Farming) and Just Loans Plc and also leads the Peacock Foundation, Uniqueness and the AB Trust all of which focus on disadvantaged children and young adults. He has worked in New Zealand, Australia, USA, Hong Kong and Ireland in a wide range of industries.