Eva Steinhaus

Competence Center for German Export Finance

Eva Steinhaus


Eva Steinhaus heads the Competence Center for German Export Finance (or so-called “Hermes”-Desk), which was established last year by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy within the German-Emirati Joint Council for Industry and Commerce (AHK) in Dubai.

As an Expert for German ECA (Hermes)-covered export financing, Ms. Steinhaus provides advice, information and support in the area of German government export credit guarantees and works in close coordination with the Euler Hermes-colleagues in Germany.

A seasoned corporate banker with nearly 20 years of experience, she was most recently responsible for the ECA-covered export finance business at Commerzbank AG DIFC Branch where she originated and worked on transactions in the MENA-Region. Prior to coming to the Gulf region in 2008 and working for Islamic financial institutions in Bahrain and Qatar, she gained experience primarily in project finance with German bank WestLB in New York, Hong Kong and London.

Eva Steinhaus holds a Master of International Affairs from Columbia University in New York, as well as a Master of Arts in Translation for Arabic, English and German from Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz, Germany.

Speaker at these events:

Project, ECA & Structured Finance MENA 2020 - Virtual Conference