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.

Peter Aitsi, Director

Peter Aitsi is the Chairman of MiBank and is a senior executive who recently led Credit Corporation Limited as its Group CEO. Prior to joining Credit Corp, Peter was the Country Manager for Newcrest Mining. Peter is also a former President of the Media Council of PNG, founding President of the Badili Club, and previously Deputy Chair of City Mission. He has also had prior roles on Boards with City Pharmacy Limited, Coral Sea Hotels and Kumul Consolidated Holdings. Peter is the current Chairman of media company PNGFM Ltd.

Wavie Kendino, Director

Wavie joined the Board in 2019 and is a Managing Associate with Dentons PNG. Wavie holds a Masters of Commercial Law from the University of Melbourne and is highly experienced in banking and finance, corporate and commercial law. Wavie has assisted in advising financial institutions, the PNG Government, the Central Bank, state owned enterprises, corporates and NGOs on a range of transactions, projects and matters. Wavie has consistently been listed in the Chambers – Asia Pacific legal rankings as an “Associate to Watch” since 2018 and is recognised as a rising star in the Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2022 Guide.

Jason Mcilvena, Director

Jason is the General Manager and Company Secretary of Kwila 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. Paul chairs the Audit & Risk Board Sub-Committee for MiBank.

Arthur Vera, Director

Arthur Vera is a seasoned technology and communications specialist having spent a period of 24 years with Datec across a number of Pacific Island nations. Arthur was also involved with the establishment of beMobile in the Solomon Islands, and more recently is associated with Asia Pacific Communications Specialists, providing internet and IT services for corporate clients. Arthur has served on various Boards including MTSL, BOC Papua New Guinea, Trukai Industries, Marsh Insurance, Origin Energy and SVS.





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