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Senior Management

Frank van der Poll

Group Chief Operating Officer

Frank started his career in the Information Technology field with various director roles at ICL/Fujitsu and Gandalf Technologies (Data communication) where he served as Vice President East, Middle East & Africa.

In 1997, Frank moved into the Financial Services Industry; starting at Maduro & Curiel's Bank in the West Indies, Banque Populaire du Rwanda and Standard Chartered Southern Africa. Prior to joining BSP, Frank was the Chief Executive Officer for the First Micro Finance Bank Afghanistan. As such, it gives him a broad spectrum of experience from which to draw to assist BSP in its existing and future challenges.

Ronesh Dayal

Group Chief Financial Officer

He progressed into executive roles when he was appointed to the role of CFO for BSP Fiji Branch in December 2010 and was the first local CFO for the Bank. He was later appointed to the Deputy CFO BSP-PNG position in 2014 and eventually CFO PNG Bank in 2017. Mr. Dayal has a Bachelor of Arts Degree with double Majors in Accounting and Financial Management and Information Systems from the University of South Pacific. He is currently the President of CPA Australia PNG Branch and acts as mentor to a number of BSP's Leadership and Management Development program participants. He is a member of Chartered Accountants of CPA Australia, Chartered Accountant of CPA PNG and Chartered Accountant of The Fiji Institutes of Accountants.

Daniel Faunt

Group General Manager Retail Banking

Daniel Faunt was appointed Group General Manager Retail Banking in December 2020 with responsibility for the Groups Retail, Marketing, SME and Paramount Banking divisions. Prior to this role, Daniel ran BSP’s Pacific Banking operations in Fiji, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Samoa, Vanuatu and Cook Islands as General Manager Offshore Branches.

Daniel has 20 years of banking experience in PNG, Australia and the Pacific and has held senior management roles in Corporate and Commercial Banking, Retail Banking and Operations. Daniel holds a Masters of Business Administration in Economics from Deakin University and Bachelor of Business in Banking from the Queensland University of Technology.

Peter Beswick

Group General Manager Corporate Banking

Peter Beswick was appointed General Manager of BSP Corporate Banking in June 2011. He has over 25 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. Mr Beswick's most recent appointment has been CEO of a national wholesale, import and retail business in Australia. He has extensive experience in the Finance, Government, Retail, Wholesale, Telecommunications and Property sectors, with extensive knowledge in foreign exchange, risk management and governance. Mr Beswick qualified as a Chartered Accountant with PWC and most recently completed an MBA with Macquarie University in Australia.

Hari Rabura

General Manager Human Resources

Hari Rabura was appointed General Manager Human Resource in April 2016. She first joined BSP as a graduate trainee in 2001 and worked in various positions within HR in BSP and various private firms. Ms Rabura 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 organisation. She is experienced in implementing and delivering HR strategies, policies, and services that create, support and sustain a high performance culture in BSP. As a former member of the Leadership and Management Development Program (LMDP) in BSP, she has undergone General Management training in INSEAD Business School in France and Melbourne Business School in Australia.

Rohan George

General Manager Treasury

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

Andy Roberts

General Manager BSP Finance Ltd

Andy Roberts was appointed General Manager of BSP Finance Ltd in August 2020. Prior to joining BSP, Mr Roberts held various management positions in equipment finance and corporate banking with Westpac and NAB in Australia in a career spanning 25 years. More recently he spent just over 2 years with Credit Corporation in PNG before joining BSP. Andy is currently completing his Master of Business Administration at Torrens University in Australia.

Vandhna Narayan

Group General Manager Compliance

Prior to joining BSP PNG in 2018, Vandhna was attached to BSP Life as the General Manager Legal and Compliance. Vandhna has over 27 years of professional experience in a broad range of legal and compliance work in Fiji, PNG and overseas, including working in the insurance and banking industries. Vandhna studied Human Rights Law at the University of New South Wales, in Sydney Australia, where she obtained a Masters in Human Rights Law and Policy. She also has a Certificate in Risk Management from the Governance Institute of Australia and a Bachelor of Laws from the Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand.

Nuni Kulu

General Manager Digital

Nuni Kulu was appointed as General Manager Digital effective as of 1st January, 2019. Her appointment makes her the second female to be appointed to the Executive of BSP as she joins Hari Rabura, General Manager Human Resources. Nuni joined the former PNG Banking Corporate (PNGBC) as a graduate and has undertaken numerous roles in Treasury and Retail Banking during the course of her career. She was a member of the BSP's Leadership Development Program and has benefited from leadership and management training at Melbourne Business School and Insead College in France. Nuni hails from Manus Province and holds a Bachelor of Commerce attained at the Australian National University with many years of experience with PNGBC / BSP. She is now the President of the Business Council of PNG

Maryann Lameko-Vaai

General Manager Offshore Branches

Maryann was appointed as General Manager Offshore Branches in June 2022, becoming the fourth female BSP Executive. She joined the Bank (formerly Westpac Samoa) on 08 October 2012 as the Head of Finance & Operations and in June 2015, after BSP’s acquisition of Westpac Samoa, she was appointed to the role of Country Head - BSP Samoa. Her appointment to this role saw her as the first local female appointed as Country Head (General Manager level) in Samoa. Maryann is a former participant of BSPs Leadership & Management Development Program (LMDP) from 2016 to 2018 under the Senior Leaders Category. A significant milestone since assuming the role as Country Head of BSP Samoa was cementing the market leader position from ANZ who had dominated the banking industry in Samoa for over 40 years. Maryann has a Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting from the University of Auckland, New Zealand and is a Chartered Accountant with the Samoa Institute of Accountants and a Certified Public Account (CPA) with CPA Australia.

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