Board of Directors

Mr Tony Westaway, Chief Executive Officer

Tony is the CEO of MiBank and a long term resident of Papua New Guinea. He is also a Director and Honorary Fellow of the PNG Institute of Banking & Business Management, a Director of the Centre for Excellence in Financial Inclusion and a member of the National Payments Council. Tony holds a MBA from Torrens University Australia and a Master of Leadership in Development Finance from Frankfurt School of Finance & Management, Germany.

Dame Carol Kidu DBE Dr (Hons), Director

Dame Carol served three terms as a member of the PNG National Parliament. During her time in Parliament Dame Carol was a Minister, Leader of the Opposition, and Chair of a number of Parliamentary Committees. Dame Carol has received many awards recognizing her commitment to improving the rights of marginalised groups such as the disabled, children, women, HIV positive people and indigenous minorities. Dame Carol currently provides consulting services and strategic advice in various aspects of community.

Mr Allan Marlin, Director

Allan Marlin is a seasoned career Banker and was previously in Papua New Guinea as Managing Director of  ANZ. He also has extensive experience in emerging markets in Cambodia, China, Fiji, Laos, Timor Leste and  Vietnam. Allan has a postgraduate MBA from and is currently the Board Chairman.

Wavie Kendino, Director

Miss Kendino joined the Board in 2019 and is a Senior Associate with Dentons Lawyers. Wavie has a broad range of finance, corporate and commercial law experience and has assisted in advising financial institutions, the PNG Government, central bank, state owned enterprises, corporates and NGOs on a range of transactions, projects and matters. Wavie is listed in the Chambers – Asia Pacific, 2019 legal rankings as an “Associate to Watch” and mentioned in the Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2019 Guide.

Jason Mcilvena, Director

Jason is the General Manager and Company Secretary of Kwila Insurance Corporation. Jason holds a Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Accounting, Law and Economics from Deakin University. Jason has had many years of experience in the Asia Pacific region including American Samoa, Fiji, Laos, New Zealand and the Solomon Islands. Jason is an FCPA and a member of the ANZIIF.

 

Paul Nindipa

Paul is a Partner with the firm NKA Chartered Accountants. A former President of the Badili Club and past Treasurer of Transparency International, Paul holds a number of Board positions including Comrade Trustee Services limited and National Roads Authority. Paul is also a Council member of CPA Papua New Guinea and also  member of both the PNG Institute of Directors and the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

 

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