Des was appointed director in February 2021 and has over 15 years’ experience in corporate management, from Accounting to Audit, Corporate Affairs and Operations. He has held key managerial roles in his career in banking, where he reached the pinnacle as Chief Executive Officer – NDB Investment Ltd. He has managed Government, State Owned Enterprises, Statutory Authorities relations including Foreign Diplomatic relation (foreign missions), Suppliers and Customers and is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Pacifund, a financial services firm. He is also President of the MSME Council Inc., Independent Committee Member of Oil Search Limited and a Councilor with St. John’s Ambulance. He acquired his director skills since being a recipient of the Nambawan Super Limited Trainee Directors Program in April 2018 where he participated in a two-year program. Des holds a Bachelor of Business in Management & Accounting from the Pacific Adventist University, a Post Graduate Diploma in Finance. He has also a full CPA and has completed PNGID Director Courses.