Our team of experts


Keith Land

Group Chief Executive Officer

Keith joined CIG in May 2018 as Group CEO with over 25 years of global industry experience in various executive, board and consulting roles, including: CEO of Royal and Sun Alliance Hong Kong, China and UAE; CEO of Kiln Asia and more recently leading earthquake recovery teams at EQC and FMG in New Zealand. Keith brings a new leadership style to the Group and has built a team empowered to drive results with stronger focus on risk management and sustainable performance for the Group.

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David Lee

General Manager

Capital Life Insurance. Port Moresby, PNG.

David joined Capital Insurance Group in 2017 as the Group Chief Insurance Officer and has since been appointed GM of Capital Life. David has a strong technical underwriting background having spent 13 years in the New Zealand market in various Life and non-Life roles, most recently as an Underwriting Manager, before joining Capital. David holds a Bachelor of Arts – BA, English from Victoria University of Wellington. He is a Senior Associate of ANZIIF.

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Alan Brown

General Manager

Capital General  Insurance. Port Moresby, PNG.

Alan has worked in PNG for over 7 years before deciding to return to Melbourne, Australia in 2014.  He joined Capital Insurance Group in 2019. He brings to the group a wealth of experience, having previously been the CEO and resident director of QBE Insurance (PNG). Alan’s experience is not limited to executive roles but practical experience across strategy, operations and people management. He holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree (Dual Majors Law and English Literature) and is a Fellow member in ANZIIF.

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Paulo Ralulu

Acting CEO

Capital Insurance Ltd. Suva, Fiji.

Paulo joined Capital Insurance in 2004 and has over 14 years of experience in the Fiji, Tonga and Vanuatu Insurance markets. He has worked in various roles in the CIL business during this time and is an experienced leader in the business. Paulo has completed an MBA and is currently a Fellow of ANZIIF.

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Gau Gomea

Country Manager

Capital Insurance (SI) Limited. Honiara, Solomon Islands.

Gau was appointed Country Manager of Capital Insurance SI in March 2019. He joined Capital Insurance in November 2016 and his immediate past role was the Group Technical Manager. Gau has worked in the local PNG insurance industry for over 30 years and has a strong technical background. He is a Senior Associate of ANZIIF.

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Ilaivaha Tovehi

Country Manager

Capital Insurance Ltd. Tonga.

Ilaivaha has 19 years in the local insurance industry with 2 years in the broker business working for local insurance broker. She has Bachelor of Arts (BA), Management Public Administration from the University of South Pacific. Ilaivaha is also a keen supporter Tongan Women Rugby and other programs that add value to the local community.

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Thelma Tapasei

Country Manager

Capital Insurance Ltd. Vanuatu.

Thelma has 14 years of insurance experience. She is a Senior Associate and has a Diploma in General Insurance and Risk Management from ANZIIF. She is the vice president of Vanuatu Netball Association and provide support to women associations within the local community. These includes – Women and Girls in ICT, Women and Girls Network. Most recently Thelma has set up a new Women’s group LeiFenuah N’vate to help communities access vital services.

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Talita Dobbin

Group HR Manager

Capital Insurance Group. Port Moresby, PNG.

Talita joined Capital Insurance Group in 2018 and is the Group Manager, Human Resources. Talita has over 10 years of experience in human resources management. Her last stint was with KPMG PNG, as the people performance and culture manager. Talita holds a Bachelor of Business Management, from Divine Word University, Papua New Guinea with professional certifications from PNG Human Resource Institute.

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Andrew Kitum

Group IT Manager

Capital Insurance Group. Port Moresby, PNG.

Andrew joined Capital Insurance Group in 2019. He has over 10 years of industry experience from within the Oil & Gas, Shipping and professional services (Audit, Advisory) sectors in PNG, Australia and the Pacific. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree (Computer Science) at the Papua New Guinea University of Technology, member of the Australian Computer Society and trainee director on the NASFUND board.

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Dennis Sapak

Group Marketing & Communication Manager

Capital Insurance Group. Port Moresby, PNG.

Dennis has worked in both corporate and entrepreneur space. He has over 12 years of industry experience, five of those in senior executive roles. He has worked across different industries before embarking on consultancy work, particularly in the Ad Agency Industry in the last 5 years. He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Business (Marketing) from James Cook University, Townsville, Australia completed in 2005 and is a member of the Australian Institute of Marketing (AIM).

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