Lawrence Stephens has worked in government, business, faith based and non government organisations in PNG since 1976. His interests include sustainable community, organisational and social development, social and political advocacy, public and NGO governance, management and team leadership.
He served as a member of the PNG Industries Assistance Board and the Minimum Wages Board (2000). Current board member of Dove Travel, Rural Airstrip Agency, Word Publishing, Finance Board Catholic Bishops Conference, Finance Committee Archdiocese of Mt Hagen.
Graduate BA Australian National University with extensive experience in most provinces of PNG. Mr Stephens has served as the Chairman since 2011, prior to that he also served as secretary on the TIPNG Board.
First elected: 2005
Positions held: Chairman (2010 -present), Secretary.