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Participants in the 2018 Business Advantage Papua New Guinea Investment Conference held at the Sofitel Brisbane Central on 6 & 7 August.

To register your interest in attending or sponsoring the next PNG Investment Conference, please contact us using the form at the bottom of this page.

Professor Tim Flannery

Professorial Fellow, Melbourne Sustainable Society Institute, University of Melbourne
Tim is an Australian mammalogist, palaeontologist, environmentalist and global warming activist.... More

The Hon. Peter O’Neill CMG MP

Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea
Peter is the Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea. He is the leader of the People’s... More

The Hon. Mark Coulton MP

Assistant Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, Australian Government
Mark was first elected to the House of Representatives for the seat of Parkes, New South... More

Carolyn Blacklock

Acting Managing Director, PNG Power Ltd
Carolyn has 25 years’ experience in private sector finance, development and infrastructure... More

David Brown

Chief Investment Officer, Nasfund
David is Chief Investment Officer at NasFund the largest private sector super fund in... More

Mathew Care

Chief Executive Officer, Hausples
Mathew commenced his career as a banking and finance solicitor at global law firm Herbert Smith... More

Edward Faber

Country Economist, Asian Development Bank
Edward assumed the role of ADB Country Economist in PNG in early 2018, where he is responsible... More

Kip Hanna

Regional Head Pacific, Westpac
As Westpac Pacific Regional Head, Kip delivers Westpac’s International business priorities... More

David Hill

Country Director—PNG, Asian Development Bank
Dave is an economist with 28 years of experience in infrastructure planning and implementation.... More

Clarence Hoot

Managing Director, Investment Promotion Authority of PNG
Clarence was appointed Managing Director of the Investment Promotion Authority of Papua New... More

Pablo Kang

Head—Undersea Cables Task Force, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT)
Pablo heads a DFAT Task Force directed to implement an undersea telecommunications cable... More

Crystal Kewe

Chief Technical Officer and co-founder, Crysan Technology
Crystal A.Kewe is the co-founder of CrysanTechnology Ltd, a software company she started in 2014... More

Craig Kirkland

Director for the Pacific Islands, Mastercard
Craig has been in involved in many aspects of payments in Australia and New Zealand since 1995... More

Samson Korawali

Head of Digital and Co-Founder, KK Consultancy
Samson has 15 years of industry experience working on multiple digital projects locally and... More

Craig Lawrence

Principal, Lytton Advisory
Craig brings over 28 years' experience in the infrastructure sector, working on government,... More

David Lennox

Resource Analyst, Fat Prophets
  As Fat Prophets' Resource Analyst, David Lennox covers the spectrum of the commodity... More

Mal Lewis

Chairman, Hornibrook NGI
A trained pilot and engineer, Mal joined Hornibrook NGI in 1994 as Managing Director... More

Moses Mondowa

Executive Chairman & Managing Director, Aiabba Minerals
Moses Mondowa has more than 20 years’ experience in the mining industry include business... More

Lew Nielsen

Director, Loloata Island Resort, Lamana Developments
Lew has worked exclusively for the Lamana Group for more than 20 years. He was involved in... More

Ian Orrell

Head of Sustainability, New Britain Palm Oil Limited
Ian has 30-years’ experience in the palm oil industry and for most of this time has been... More

Jon Pittar

Managing Director, Solar Solutions PNG Ltd
Arriving in PNG in 1988, Jon has 29 years of experience in senior management roles throughout... More

Dr Thomas Webster

Professorial Research Fellow, PNG National Research Institute
Dr Webster is currently Professorial Research Fellow under the Governance Research Program and... More

Paul Sayer

Chief Executive Officer, Nambawan Super
Paul Sayer was appointed Chief Executive Officer in July 2017 and is responsible for leading the... More

Paul Statham

Regional Director, Digicel Pacific
Paul Statham is the Head of Business Solutions at Digicel. He is an experienced Executive with... More

Sakias Tameo

Acting High Commissioner, Papua New Guinea High Commission
Sakias Tameo is the Acting High Commissioner at the Papua New Guinea High Commission in... More

Zanie Theron

Managing Partner, KPMG PNG
Zanie Theron is the Managing Partner at KPMG in Port Moresby, and has been living and working in... More

John Vivian

Country Manager PNG, IFC (a member of the World Bank Group)
John is the Papua New Guinea Resident Representative for the International Finance Corporation,... More

Andrew Wilkins

Publishing Director, Business Advantage International

Jay Bartlett

Chairman, Solomon Islands Chamber of Commerce
Jay Bartlett is the current Chairman of Solomon Islands Chamber of Commerce and Industry... More

Denis Meone

Chief Executive Officer, Solomon Islands Chamber of Commerce
Dennis is the CEO of the Solomon Islands Chamber of Commerce and Industry. He is... More

Darren Lockyer

Rugby League legend
Darren James Lockyer is an Australian former rugby league player and current... More

Contact us

For queries regarding the event or your registration, please use the contact form to the right to get in touch. In cases of difficulty or for additional information, you can also contact us by phone: Australia: +61 3 9111 0044 or Papua New Guinea: +675 7181 9337

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