Sir Kostas Constantinou OBE
Director since April 2009
Appointed Chairman February 2011.
Kostas Constantinou is a prominent business figure in Papua
New Guinea, holding a number of high level public sector and private
sector appointments. He is Chairman of various companies, including
Airways Hotel & Apartment, Lamana Hotel Limited, Lamana Development
Limited, Hebou Constructions and Alotau International Hotel. He is a
Director of Heritage Park Hotel in Honiara, Gazelle International Hotel
in Kokopo and Grand Pacific Hotel Fiji. Kostas is a Director of two
other listed companies: Oil Search Limited and Airlines PNG Limited. He
is Deputy President of Employers Federation of Papua New Guinea,
Honorary Consul for Greece in Papua New Guinea and Trade Commissioner of
Solomon Islands to Papua New Guinea.
Group Chief Executive Officer
Director since June 2013.
Robin Fleming was appointed CEO of Bank of South Pacific
Limited in April 2013. Before his appointment as CEO, he had been Deputy
CEO and Chief Risk Officer since 2009. Prior to that, Mr Fleming held
senior executive roles as Chief Risk Officer, General Manager Corporate
& International, and Head of Risk Management with BSP. Prior to the
merger of Bank of South Pacific Limited and PNGBC Limited Robin held
senior management roles with PNGBC. He has worked in PNG for over 30
years and holds a MBA and a Master of Management from Charles Sturt
Gerea Aopi, CBE, MBA
Director since April 2002.
Gerea Aopi has achieved several degrees in Papua New Guinea,
and a Masters of Business Administration from the University of
Queensland. Mr Aopi has substantial public service and business
experience in Papua New Guinea, including Secretary of Finance &
Planning and Managing Director of Telikom PNG Limited. He presently
holds the position of Executive General Manager, External &
Government Affairs and Sustainability at Oil Search Limited. He was
previously the Chairman of Telikom PNG Limited and Independent Public
Business Corporation (IPBC). Mr Aopi is a Director of Oil Search
Limited, Steamships Trading Company Limited and is involved in a number
of other private sector and charitable organisations in Papua New
Dr Ila Temu, PhD, MEc
Director since 2003.
Dr Temu achieved a distinguished academic career with the
University of Papua New Guinea, the National Research Institute, the
Australian National University and the University of California, Davis
USA where he was awarded his PhD. Dr Temu entered the private sector
during 1996 when he was appointed Managing Director, Mineral Resources
Development Company. From 2000 to 2008, Ila held senior positions in
Placer Dome, including Country Manager, Tanzania. Since 2008, Ila has
been Director of Corporate Affairs for Barrick's Australia.
Ernest Brian Gangloff
Director since November 2013.
Mr Gangloff is a qualified and experienced accountant having
recently retired as a Partner from with the Risk and Consulting Services
of Deloitte in PNG, to start his private consulting services providing
capacity building programs, risk management and corporate governance. He
has extensive skills and experience in internal audit, risk management
and public finance management having managed clients in public and
private sector organisations.
Freda Talao, LLM, MPHIL, MAICD
Director since April 2012.
Freda Talao is a lawyer and development specialist. She holds
a Law Degree from University of Papua New Guinea, Masters in Law (LLM)
from Bond University, a Master of Philosophy in Law (MPHIL) from
University of Queensland and a Diploma in Business from Southern Cross
University. Currently, she is Head of the PNG Practice for Oceanie
Lawyers in Brisbane, Australia and a member of the External Stakeholders
Advisory Panel (ESAP) to the Hidden Valley Joint Venture (HVJV) Mine in
Wau, Morobe Province. Freda was Director on several boards previously
including the former Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), the Papua New
Guinea Mama Graun Conservation Trust Fund, the National Airports
Corporation, the Airport City Development Authority, and the Individual
and Community Advocacy Forum (ICRAF). She has also held senior executive
management roles including Deputy Registrar of the National Court,
Executive Director of PEACE Foundation and was a senior development
specialist with AusAID. She was one of six PNG women nominated for the
Nobel Peace Prize as part of the 1,000 Peace Women for the Nobel Peace
Prize Project in 2005 and was awarded an Independence Award for services
to women, children and community in 2000.
Geoffrey J Robb, MBA
Director since April 2012.
Geoffrey Robb is a highly qualified and experienced banker
having occupied several senior executive positions including Head of
Complex and Strategic Transactions, and Global Head of Acquisition
Finance with the ANZ Banking Group, and Head of Resource Finance at Bank
of America. As Head of Bank of America in Melbourne, he led resource
financings with BHP, CRA, Elders Resources, Bougainville Copper and Ok
Tedi. He holds MBAs from the International Management Institute Geneva
and Macquarie University. Mr Robb has travelled extensively in emerging
markets and has received the Medal of the Order of Australia for his
services to mountaineering and charity.
Director since August 2014
Augustine Mano is a qualified economist and has been the
Managing Director of the Mineral Resource Development Corporation (MRDC)
for the last 7 years. MRDC is the entity responsible for managing
landowner investments and during the last 6 years Mr Mano has lead the
organisation in undertaking some major investments in property
development and hospitality within PNG, Fiji and Solomon Islands. Mr
Mano has extensive skills and experience in the mining and petroleum
industry dealing with business development, construction and
transportation. He holds a Master of Science Petroleum Economics from
the Dundee University, Scotland and Bachelor degrees in Economics and
Arts from the University of PNG. Mr Mano currently holds Chairman and
Directorship in a number of entities, including MRDC and related
companies, Hevilift Group, Insurance Pacific and Pearl Resort.
Director since July 2016
Arthur Sam is a qualified and experienced accountant and a member of CPA PNG. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Papua New Guinea and is the Audit and Managing Partner of JAJ & Associates. Mr Sam previously worked with three global accounting firms - Price Water House Coopers, Deloitte and Ernst & Young, and has extensive skills and experience in internal audit and risk management.
Mr Sam has also been a member of the BSP Board Audit & Risk Compliance Committee since June 2013.