Valentina Kaman has background in legal background in Oil and Gas. She has worked in the Petroleum sector for more than 14 years since 2002. Starting out as University Student paralegal with the Department of Petroleum, Legal and Policy Branch and worked her way up to be the Principle Legal Office in the Department. She played a significant role as part of the State Benefit Sharing leadership team and the youngest and only female team lead to deliver the License Based Sharing Agreement for Gobe Project for the PNGLNG Project. In 2015, she joined the TIPNG board as a director.
In 2010, she joined ExxonMobil as a government relations advisor and subsequently moved into her current role as Corporate Community Investment Lead.
She is an executive and current Vice President of the Business Professional Women’s Club and registered member with the PNG Law Society. She is an avid advocate for leadership initiatives and promotion of small medium enterprises to harness economic growth.
First elected: 2015