US and Australian Export Controls Experts
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Eva Galfi

Experience
Eva Galfi, Principal at International Trade Advisors, brings over 15 years of experience as an international trade consultant to assisting her clients with challenging import and export compliance issues.

Ms. Galfi specialises in assisting Australian companies with navigating the complexities of U.S. export controls, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and Export Administration Regulations (EAR). She also advises on implementing policies and procedures to comply with Australian export controls, including the recently enacted Defence Trade Controls Act (DTCA), which controls ‘intangible supplies’ of export controlled technology.

Having spent much of her professional life working as a consultant for ‘Big Four’ accounting firms, she understands the challenges multinationals face in balancing trade compliance with organisational profitability. Her clients have included multinationals on the Forbes 500 and ASX 20 including companies in the aerospace, automotive, mining, medical device, defence, consumer goods and high-tech sectors.

Ms. Galfi is an expert at translating U.S. and Australian export control requirements into compliant business practices for Australian companies. She has particular skill in designing and implementing trade compliance programs and providing practical and relevant training export controls to Australian industry. In addition, Ms. Galfi assists her clients with conducting internal audits to identify compliance issues and drafting voluntary disclosures to government agencies.

Ms. Galfi holds an M.B.A. in International Management from the Middlebury Institute of International Studies and a B.A. in Business Administration. She is a Certified U.S. Export Compliance Officer (CUSECO), Certified ITAR Professional (CIP) and licensed Customs Broker. She has served on the board in Women in International Trade (WIT-NC) at the local and international levels (OWIT).

Ms Galfi is the editor of the Australian Best Practice Guide for the Management of Controlled Exports and Technology and is the author of several publications on the topic of U.S. and Australian export controls. Prior to starting her own consulting practice, Ms. Galfi held positions at Urusan Consulting, KPMG, Deloitte and PwC. In each of these positions, she leveraged her skills to achieve significant results for her clients.

Core Competencies

  • In-depth knowledge of Australian export controls, as well as the U.S. ITAR and EAR.
  • Management of large projects requiring consultation with stakeholders at many levels of an organization.
  • Preparation and implementation of import and export compliance training programs.
  • Development and implementation of import and export compliance policies and procedures.
  • Project management of import and export compliance audits and corrective action initiatives.
  • Assessment of the validity of import and export classifications.
  • Import data review to identify savings and refund opportunities.
  • Analysis of valuation methodologies and identification of strategies to reduce dutiable import values.
  • Project management and design of executive ‘dashboards’ to track progress of compliance issue resolution and implementation of best practices.

Qualifications

 

Publications and Submissions
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Contributions
The Australian Best Practice Guide for the Management of Controlled Exports and Technology (As on the DEC website or the AI group website.)

Presentations
AI Group Export Control Forum , Dec 2012- U.S. Export Control Reform for Australian Industry
EXBS Singapore 2013- International Best Practices (in export compliance)
DTC Conference 2014- Australian Best Practices Guide

Contact Eva directly on +61 421 506 095 or eva@internationaltradeadvisors.com.au.

Contact Us

119 Willoughby Rd
Crows Nest, NSW 2065
ABN: 85 149 496 631
Eva Galfi Phone: 0421 506 095
eva@internationaltradeadvisors.com.au

Industries Served

  • Defence
  • Aerospace
  • Mining
  • Consumer Goods
  • High Technology
  • Universities

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