The Right Hon Sir Rabbie Namaliu GCL, KCMG, CSM
Former Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea
Sir Rabbie Langanai Namaliu served as Foreign Affairs and Immigration Minister in the Government of Papua New Guinea from 2002 till 2006 and Minister for Treasury between 2006 and 2007. He was Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea between 1988 and 1992.
He served as Speaker of the National Parliament and as Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, and has also held several other senior ministries including Primary Industry, and Petroleum and Energy. Sir Rabbie was Chancellor of the PNG University of Natural Resources and Environment, based at Vudal in East New Britain Province from 2007 until 2011.
He has been an independent Non-Executive Director of Marengo Mining Limited based in Perth since 2008 and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Kina Asset Management Limited based in Port Moresby since 2008. In 2011, he was appointed as Chairman of Kina Securities Limited.
Since 2011, Sir Rabbie has been an independent Non-Executive Director of Bougainville Copper Limited and was appointed by the East New Britain Provincial Government to be Chairman of the PNG Games Host Organising Committee for the 2012 PNG Games to be held in Kokopo, East New Britain in November 2012.