The speakers for the Business Advantage Papua New Guinea Investment Conference.

Profiles of the speakers who participated in the Business Advantage Papua New Guinea Investment Conference. Click on the photos below for more information.

Keynote speakers

The Hon. Richard Maru MP

Minister for National Planning & Implementation

Mark Pesce

Futurist, Keynote Speaker

David Thomas

China Expert and BRIC Specialist, Think Global


Alphabetical order

Derick Aihari

Director, InvestSolomons

Loi M Bakani

Governor, Bank of Papua New Guinea

Peter Botten

Chief Executive Officer, Oil Search Limited

Bryan Death

Chair, Vanuatu Hotel and Resorts Association

Brent Emmett

Chief Executive Officer, Horizon Oil

His Excellency Abel Guterres

Timor-Leste Ambassador to Australia

David Hill

Country Director —PNG, Asian Development Bank

Mark Ingram

Chief Executive Officer, Business for Development

George Iapson

Vanuatu First Political Advisor to Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Trade and Tourism

Stan Joyce

Chief Executive Officer, S P Brewery

Zarak Khan

Fiji Trade Commissioner to Australia

Jonathon Kirkby

Acting Resident Representative, International Finance Corporation/World Bank

Eric Kramer

Chief Executive Officer, PacWealth Capital

John Leahy

President, Papua New Guinea Chamber of Commerce & Industry

Craig Lennon

Managing Director, Highlands Pacific

David Lennox

Resource Analyst, Fat Prophets

Sir Charles Lepani

Chairman, APEC PNG 2018 Coordinating Authority

Roberta Morlin

Founder and co-owner, KLM Consulting

Dr Stephen Nash

Chief Investment Officer, Nambawan Super

Anthony Neck

Chief Financial Officer, Anitua

Dr Myles Neri

Group Medical Director, International SOS

Mahesh Patel

Chairman, CPL Group

Sir Frederick Reiher

Chairman, Air Niugini

Sumasy Singin

PNG Consul-General, PNG Consulate-General, Sydney

Ian Tarutia

Chief Executive Officer, Nasfund

Lydia Tasi

Manager, Nine Mile Farm, Port Moresby

Alex Tongayu

Director—Business Registration and Certification Division, Investment Promotion Authority of PNG

Ilan Weiss

Chairman, Innovative Agro Industry

Kennedy Wemin

Chief Executive Officer, Melanesian Trustee Services Limited

Andrew Wilkins

Publishing Director, Business Advantage International

Syd Yates

Chief Executive Officer, Kina Group
  • The above speaker line-up remains subject to change.
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