Senior Management

Group Chief Executive Officer

Robin Fleming

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 University.

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Group Chief Financial Officer

Eddie Ruha

Eddie Ruha was appointed Chief Financial Officer-PNG in November 2012. Previously Eddie worked for Steamships Trading Company here in PNG for 22 years, commencing there in 1990, working in the Steamships Merchandising Division for 8 years, before transferring to Head Office as Group Systems Accountant and then Group Accountant, General Manager Finance and then from 2008 to 2012 as Finance Director and Company Secretary. In New Zealand Eddie initially worked for KPMG Auckland office as an Auditor. Eddie is a commerce graduate from Auckland University in New Zealand (1984) and has a Master of Business Administration from Charles Sturt University (2000) and is an associate member of CPA Papua New Guinea as well as an associate member of the New Zealand Institute of Accountants.


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Group Chief Risk Officer

Haroon Ali

Haroon Ali was appointed Chief Risk Officer in July 2013 taking over from Robin Fleming who is now the Chief Executive Officer. Previously he was the Bank's Chief Risk Officer for Fiji. Haroon brings with him more than 33 years of banking experience of which 30 years was with ANZ Bank that included a 2.5 years secondment with ANZ's Corporate Banking Division in Melbourne, Australia where he held the position of Regional Risk Executive before returning to Fiji to take up the role of Head of Commercial and SME Banking. Before joining BSP in September 2010, he was the Head of Retail Banking for ANZ Fiji. He is a generalist banker specialising in corporate banking, international trade finance and risk management. Haroon holds a Master of Management Degree in Strategic Management from the Southern Cross University in Sydney. He is a "Fellow" of the Australian Institute of Banking and Finance and Financial Institute of Australasia and holds a Honorary Fellowship from the Fiji Institute of Bankers.

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Group Chief Operating Officer

Roberto Loggia

Roberto Loggia joined BSP in April 2011 after having been CEO of State Bank, Mongolia in its initial stages of development wherein the sound assets of two failed institutions were consolidated into a new viable state sponsored bank with the support of EBRD, London. After having obtained his Bachelor of Commerce degree in Finance from McGill University, Montreal and initiation into banking at Toronto Dominion Bank, he eventually became a career banker with more than thirty years' experience working mostly throughout Asia but also in emerging markets in Central Europe, South America and Africa.  In terms of scope of responsibility, most of his assignments have been as Chief Operating Officer responsible for middle and back office functions supporting businesses in Retail Banking, Corporate & Investment Banking and Private Banking.  He has also participated as a key manager in greenfield banks in Japan, Indonesia, Laos and Angola. Lastly, he has held senior line management responsibility within Retail Banking in Nigeria as well as consulting assignments within Retail Banking in China and Risk Management in Thailand.

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Group General Manager Retail Banking

Paul Thornton

Paul was appointed General Manager Retail in August 2013 and brings to the position 40 years of retail banking experience, 32 years of which have been in Papua New Guinea. Mr Thornton was previously the Executive Manager Strategic Planning with the PNG Banking Corporation and was the founding Managing Director of PNG Microfinance Limited. Since returning to BSP in 2010, Mr Thornton has held the positions of Head of BSP Rural, Deputy General Manager Retail and General Manager Network before being appointed to this current position.


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Group General Manager Corporate Banking

Peter Beswick

Peter was appointed General Manager of BSP Corporate Banking in June 2011.  He has over 20 years Banking and Finance experience, covering Australia and South East Asia with Commonwealth Bank of Australia, National Australia Bank and Bank of New Zealand; holding senior executive positions in Risk Management and Business Development.  Peter's most recent appointment has been CEO of a national wholesale, import and retail business in Australia.  Peter has extensive experience in the finance, Government, retail, wholesale, telecommunications, and property sectors, with extensive knowledge in foreign exchange, risk management and governance. Peter qualified as a Chartered Accountant with PWC and most recently completed an MBA with Macquarie University in Australia.

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General Manager Paramount Banking

Aho Baliki

Mr Baliki is a career Banker having joined the Commonwealth Banking Corporation on 11th February 1974. Since joining the bank, he has progressed through the banking hierarchy to the position of Chief Executive officer of the PNG Banking Corporation in 1999. He was further appointed as General Manager Human Resources in 2000 when PNG Banking Corporation merged with Bank South Pacific.

He currently holds the position of General Manager Paramount Banking since his appointment in 2002


 
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General Manager BSP Capital

Richard Borysiewicz

Richard was appointed General Manager of BSP Capital in March 2013.  Richard comes to BSP with well over 20 years of sales and senior management experience in the funds management industry as well as senior management experience at Board level in Australia and Asia. Prior to joining BSP Capital, Richard was the Director of Strategy and Distribution for a recent start-up firm focused on Global Equities and Domestic Equities in Australia.  Prior to this he was CEO at Credit Agricole Asset Management and managed its merger with Societe Generale Asset Management. He has also held senior roles at Skandia, Principal, Bankers Trust and Rothschild. Earlier in his working career Richard was in the Australian Army (Infantry) and held the rank of Captain. He has a BA (Economics) from UNSW and has completed the Executive Leadership Programme at Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University in Chicago.

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General Manager and Director BSP Finance Ltd 

Christophe Michaud

Christophe Michaud was appointed General Manager and Director of BSP Finance Ltd in May 2015. Prior to this appointment, he spent 4 years with BSP in corporate banking as Senior Relationship Manager then Deputy General Manager.

Prior to joining BSP, Christophe held various positions in the banking industry in corporate banking, project finance, private banking with BNPParibas, Banque Indosuez and Crédit Agricole in France, India, Pakistan, Turkey, Indonesia, Singapore. He brings with him more than 35 years of banking experience. Christophe holds a Master of Business Administration from Neoma Business School in France.

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General Manager Treasury

Rohan George

Rohan George was appointed General Manager Treasury in February 2015. Rohan has extensive knowledge in developed and emerging financial markets. His experience spans 30 years, covering fixed income, foreign exchange, commodities and structured derivatives markets. Rohan is passionate about financial markets, managing market risk and providing value add solutions for clients.

Prior to joining BSP, Rohan worked at ANZ as  Head of Global Markets, Cambodia & Laos (5 years), at Westpac as Treasurer PNG & Pins  (8 years), and at BNP Paribas Investment Management in Sydney, as Head of Fixed Income. Rohan holds a Master of Applied Finance degree from Macquarie University and is accredited by both the Australian Financial Markets Association and the Sydney Futures Exchange.

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General Manager Human Resources

Hari Rabura

Hari Rabura was appointed General Manager Human Resource in April 2016. Joining BSP as a graduate trainee in 2001, She is the first female employee to reach executive management level as a General Manager in one of the key Strategic Business Unit (SBU) within the Bank.  Ms Rabura is experience in implementing and delivering Human Resources strategies, policies, and services that create, support and sustain a high performance culture in BSP. She is also a member of the BSP Leadership & Management Development Program (LMDP) and has undergone training in INSEAD Business School, Melbourne Business School and most recently on secondment with the Oil Search Head Office in Sydney, Australia.

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Company Secretary

Mary Johns

Mary Johns graduated with a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Papua New Guinea in 1994 and was received a Certificate of Training from the PNG Legal Training Institute to be admitted to practice law in 1995. After 7 years in the legal private practice, Mary Johns joined the Legal Services of Bank of South Pacific Limited in July 2002. She was appointed as Company Secretary to the Board of Directors in 2005.

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