Board of Directors

SIR KOSTAS G. CONSTANTINOU, OBE

Chairman

Director since April 2009. Appointed Chairman February 2011.

Sir Kostas is a prominent business figure in Papua New Guinea (PNG), holding a number of high level public sector and private sector appointments. He is Chairman of various companies, including Airways Hotel and Apartments Ltd, Lamana Hotel Ltd, Lamana Development Ltd, Alotau International Hotel and Bank of South Pacific Ltd. He is a Director of Oil Search Ltd, Heritage Park Hotel in Honiara, Gazelle International Hotel in Kokopo, City Centre Development Ltd, Coastwatchers Court Ltd, Waigani Assets Ltd, OPH Ltd, Rangeview Heights Ltd, Grand Pacific Hotel in Fiji, Taumeasina Island Resort in Samoa, Good Taste Company in New Zealand and Loloata Island Resort Ltd in Papua New Guinea. Sir Kostas is also Vice President of the Employers Federation of PNG, Honorary Consul for Greece in Papua New Guinea and Trade Commissioner of Solomon Islands to PNG.

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ROBIN FLEMING, CSM, MBA, MMGT

Chief Executive Officer

Director since June 2013.

Robin Fleming was appointed CEO of Bank of South Pacific Ltd 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 BSP and PNGBC, Mr. Fleming held senior management roles with PNGBC. He has worked in PNG for over 35 years and holds an MBA and a Master of Management from Charles Sturt University. Mr. Fleming was made a Companion of the Star of Melanesia (CSM) in 2015 by the PNG Government for services to banking and the community.

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FREDA KANEK TALAO, LLM, MPHIL, MAICD

Non-executive Director

Director since April 2012.

Freda Talao is a lawyer and development specialist and is currently a consultant to Australian Law Firm Holding Redlich in Brisbane. Previously she was a member of the External stakeholders Advisory Panel (ESAP) to the Hidden Valley Joint Venture (HVJV) Mine owned by Newcrest Ltd and Harmony Gold in Wau, PNG, Deputy Registrar National Court, Executive Director, PEACE Foundation Melanesia and Senior Development Specialist with AUSAID. Ms Talao's previous Board roles includes Director on former Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), PNG Mama Graun Conservation Trust Fund, National Airports Corporation (NAC), Airport City Development Limited (ACDL) Board and the Individual and Community Rights Advocacy Forum (ICRAF). She was one of six PNG women nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize in 2005 as part of the 1000 Peace Women Project and awarded for her work with women, children, youth and communities. Ms Talao holds a Law Degree from University of Papua New Guinea, a Masters in Law from Bond University, Qld (LLM), a Master of Philosophy in Law from University of Queensland (MPHIL) and a Diploma in Business from the Southern Cross University. She is also a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD).

 
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GEOFFREY J. ROBB, BA, MBA, OAM, MAICD, GAICD

Non-executive Director

Director since April 2012.

Geoffrey Robb is a highly qualified and experienced banker having occupied several senior executive positions including Head of Resource Finance at Bank of America, Global Head of Acquisition Finance and Head of Complex and Strategic Transactions with ANZ Banking Group. As Head of Bank of America in Melbourne, he led resource financings with BHP, CRA, Elders Resources, Bougainville Copper, Ok Tedi and Porgera. 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. He is also on the Board of BSP Capital Ltd and Bank South Pacific Tonga Ltd.

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ERNEST BRIAN GANGLOFF, CPA, MAICD, MIIA, PNGID

Non-executive Director

Director since November 2013.

Ernest Gangloff is an Accountant, registered with CPA PNG and the Accountants' Registration Board. Ernest has extensive experience in the areas of risk management, internal audit and corporate governance. He has over 30 years professional experience with over 15 years in senior management positions. Mr. Gangloff retired as Partner with Deloitte in May 2013, and established Gangloff Consulting in June 2013. He is also a Director of Gangloff Consulting Limited, and New Britain Palm Oil Ltd. He is the President of the Institute of National Affairs, the Vice President of the SME Business Council and member of Australian Institute of Company Directors. He is also Adjunct Professor of the School of Business, University of Papua New Guinea.

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AUGUSTINE MANO, BEcon, MSc

Non-executive Director

Director since August 2014.

Augustine Mano is an economist and has been the Managing Director of the Mineral Resource Development Corporation (MRDC) for the last 9 years. MRDC is the entity responsible for managing landowner investments and Mr. Mano has lead the organisation in undertaking some major investments such as the Papua New Guinea (PNG) Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) project, property development and hospitality within PNG, Fiji and Samoa. He has extensive skills and experience in the mining and petroleum sector. He is also involved with construction, transportation and the Insurance industry. He holds a Master of Science Petroleum Economics from the Dundee University, Scotland and Bachelor degrees in Economics and Environmental Science from the University of PNG. Mr. Mano currently holds Chairman and Directorships in a number of entities, including MRDC and its subsidiary companies, Hevilift Group, Insurance Pacific, Pearl Resort, PNG Air, GFS and Handy Group.

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ARTHUR SAM,  BComm, CPA, MAICD

Non-executive Director

Director since July 2016

Arthur Sam is a qualified and experienced accountant, registered under CPA PNG. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Papua New Guinea and is the Audit and Managing Partner of Sam Kiak Tubangliu Certified Practising Accountants. Mr. Sam previously worked with global accounting firms - PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Deloitte and Ernest & Young, in managerial roles specialising in external and internal audit and risk management. He has held roles with NASFUND Board Audit and Risk Committee and is a Member of the PNG Accountants Registration Board. Mr. Sam has also been a member of the BSP Board Audit & Risk Compliance Committee since June 2013.
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FAAMAUSILI DR. MATAGIALOFI LUA'IUFI, BA, MSC, PhD

Non-executive Director

Director since December 2016

Faamausili Dr Lua'iufi holds a Doctorate in Philosophy in Management, a Master of Science (Management Sciences), a Bachelor of Arts, in Sociology and Political Science and Diplomas in Training and Management. She served in the Samoa Public Service for 28 years and close to 12 of those years as the Chief Executive Officer of the Public Service Commission. Dr Lua'iufi is currently the Principal Director of Paradise Consulting established in 2008 after resigning from the CEO position of the Samoa Public Service Commission. As a full time consultant she specialises in the fields of Public Sector governance, organisation development and human resources management and to date has undertaken more than 50 assignments in Samoa, Solomon Islands, Niue, Tonga, Cook Island, Tuvalu, Tokelau, Papua New Guinea and Nigeria. Faamausili Dr Lua'iufi has extensive board experience and is a member of the Council and the Executive Committee of the National University of Samoa, Samoa Institute of Directors and the British Institute of Consulting. She has actively participated in many public sector Councils and Policy Committees in Samoa, Asia Eastern Region and the Commonwealth. She was the Pacific Residential Fellow of the Australia New Zealand School of Government (ANZSOG), responsible for the development of emerging young Pacific Public Sector leaders (PACE).
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STUART DAVIS, LLB, GAICD

Non-executive Director

Director since August 2017

Stuart Davis is currently a Non-Executive director and Chairman of the Audit and Risk Committee of ASX 200 company NextDC Ltd, which builds and operates Data Centres in Australia, Non-Executive Director and Chairman of the Risk Committee of PayPal Australia Ltd, and Non-Executive Director and member of the Audit and Risk Committee of Bank South Pacific, and Treasurer and Board Member of the Avondale Golf Club Ltd in Pymble, New South Wales. Mr. Davis previously was CEO of HSBC Bank in India from 2009 to 2012, one of the largest foreign banks in India with staff of 8,000 and pretax earnings in excess of USD800 million. Prior to that appointment, he was CEO of HSBC Bank in Australia from 2002 to 2009 and CEO of HSBC in Taiwan from 1999 to 2002, having joined the HSBC Group in 1981. Mr. Davis previously served as a member of the Australia Bankers Association from 2003 to 2009, being Deputy Chairman from 2006 to 2009, was Chairman of the British India Chamber of Commerce in Mumbai and Chairman of the Taiwan British Chamber of Commerce in Taipei. He holds a Bachelor of Law Degree from the University of Adelaide and is a Graduate of the AICD.

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ROBERT BRADSHAW, LLB

Non-executive Director

Director since September 2017

Robert Bradshaw was appointed to the BSP Board in September 2017. He is a Lawyer by profession, admitted to practice law in Papua New Guinea (PNG) in 1995. Mr. Bradshaw holds a Bachelor of Laws from the University of PNG and has practised law for over 20 years. He was formerly a Partner in the firm Blake Dawson Waldron (now Ashurst). He commenced practice on his own as Bradshaw Lawyers in 2005. Mr. Bradshaw has been involved in different areas of law, particularly in resource development, industrial relations, banking and finance and commercial litigation.
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