Our team


Jan Fuchter

Director, Corporate, Sovereign & Project Finance

BSc Engineering MBA
Export Finance Australia since 2003

Project finance, corporate finance, advisory and political risk insurance experience over 20 years in Africa, Asia, Australia and South America.

Banking experience: CBA, RMB

Sector experience: Mining and metals, infrastructure, telecoms

Khalil Khiran

Director, Project & Structured Finance

B.Build (Hons) (UNSW) MBA (AGSM)
Export Finance Australia since 2009

Institutional banker with more than 25 years of experience in project, structured, property and export finance, financial and capital markets and principal investment in Australia, NZ, Asia and Europe.

Banking experience: PPL, Westpac, Ambac

Sector experience: Infrastructure, mining, oil and gas, property, transportation, agriculture

Phil Paterson

Director, Project & Structured Finance

M. Applied Finance (Macquarie)
Export Finance Australia since 2014

Emerging markets banking specialist with ten years on the ground experience in South East Asia – Indonesia, Singapore and Vietnam, prior to joining Export Finance Australia.

Banking experience: Westpac, Mizuho, StanChart, Dresdner, ANZ

Sector experience: Mining and metals, energy, commodities, agriculture.

Dougal Crawford

Director, Project & Structured Finance

B.Comm Hons (USYD)
Export Finance Australia since 2009

Economist at the Reserve Bank of Australia and Export Finance Australia. Was responsible for managing Export Finance Australia relationships with Government and industry prior to joining the team.

Experience: Reserve Bank of Australia

Sector experience: Government