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Richard Yopo
Acting MD/CEO


Richard has over 20 years of Senior Executive Management Experience working with some Large Corporate and International Business which includes Chevron, Bank South Pacific and ANZ (PNG). He has a strong understanding of the financial market having spent 13 years working with both Bank South Pacific and ANZ where he held senior Commercial & Lending Management roles. Richard’s last position with the banking industry was the Head of Retail Banking for Pacific North West ANZ (PNG) which oversees the whole retail branch network. Prior to his appointment as the Acting Managing Director/CEO, Richard spent the last four years heading the Commercial arm of NAC as its General Manager Commercial. Richard brings with him strong financial, commercial and strategic skills to the team.

Sylvester Kenatsi

Chief Operating Officer (COO)

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Dean Kuri

Dean is not new to the HR Industry in Papua New Guinea. He is one of the few qualified seasoned professional with over 20 years of HR and Corporate Services experience. Prior to joining NAC, Dean was running a successful HR consulting business. Dean has worked for number of large corporate organisation with the recent one been PNG Air Services as the General Manager Human Resources. Some of the organisation Dean has worked for includes Trukai Industries, Ramu Agr Industries, Air Niugini, Deloitte and BSP.

Aki Koriyomba
Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Aki is a qualified CPA registered accountant. Aki has over 23 years’ experience in Accounting & Finance. Previous to joining NAC, he worked for a Private Consulting Accounting Firm for 17 years providing clients advice in Auditing, Financial Management, Taxation and Financial Advice. Aki is responsible for proper financial management of all NAC finances.

Program Director CADIP

Bachelor of Engineering (Civil), University of Technology, Lae, 1992
Post Graduate Diploma (Airport Engineering), Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, 1993
Member, Institute of Engineers PNG (IEPNG)

Previous Assignments
Managing Director, Airport Consultancy Services
General Manager (Airports)
Assistant Manager (Policy, Planning & Coordination)
Acting Board Secretary, CAA Board
Deputy Project Manager, Airports Maintenance Project
Chief Engineer (Construction & Project Management)
Air Traffic Controller (Jacksons Airport Control Tower)

Executive Manager PMIA

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Gebo Henao
GM Engineering

Gebo has over 19 years in Aviation Industry. He started his career in 1997 under former CAA now NAC after graduating from an Engineering Degree.  He has vast experience in airport projects from planning, maintenance, upgrade, design and implementation. He has also been involved with multilateral donor funded projects and working with key agencies to deliver projects such as APEC and JT2030. Prior to been appointed as the General Manager Engineering, Gebo was the Senior Manager Engineering overseeing Engineering Related Projects of the 22 Airports across PNG.

Wayne Manoka Acting GM Commercial

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GM Regional Airports (RA)

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