Peter Aitsi MBE
Peter Aitsi currently holds the position of Country Manager PNG for Newcrest Mining Ltd, having joined the company in 2011. He has extensive private sector experience at senior levels and these skills are further strengthened by his long term and ongoing involvement with important community organisations such as Transparency International PNG, Media Council of PNG, City Mission PNG, Badili Club, and Leadership PNG. In 2008 was awarded a MBE for services to the PNG Media Industry.
He serves as the resident director of various Newcrest PNG entities and is on the Board of Steamships Trading Ltd, PNGFM Ltd, CPL Group, Kumul Consolidated Holdings and is Senior Vice President of the PNG Chamber of Mines & Petroleum.
First elected: 1999
Positions held: Chairman (2008 – 2010)