Nasfund appoints new member to board


Nasfund board chairman Hulala Tokome has announced the appointment of Florence Willie to its board of directors.
Willie replaces David Doig as representative of the Employers’ Federation of PNG.
Willie, a lawyer by profession, is specialised in human resource management, industrial relations, employment and labour law.
She currently serves as executive-director of the Employers’ Federation of PNG and has served 15 years in that capacity.
Prior to this role, she was employed as a lawyer with Australian law Firm, Blake Dawson Waldron Lawyers, known today as Ashurst Lawyers.
Willie has also taught at the Legal Training Institute as a lecturer in commercial law.
“I am even more pleased that Willie also brings gender representation and joins Tamzin Wardley as the second female director on the Nasfund board.
“Willie is highly respected in the business community, in Government circles as well as among our trade union fraternity.
“On behalf of the board, we will look forward to Willie’s contribution and working with her for the benefit of the fund and our members.”
Tokome thanked Doig for his contribution to the board and wished him well in his future endeavours.
Doig resigned from the board to spend more time on his printing business.
Meanwhile, recent appointments in senior roles included Arua Taravatu as the new manager information technology and Turaho Morea as strategy coordinator.
Taravuta has a strong background in network engineering and was formally with DataNets (now a Digicel business) and for the past eight years was employed with Telikom PNG in various IT leadership roles including manager Telinet ISP operations, manager core internet protocol services and manager fixed and IP architecture.
Turaho Morea is a former employee of Nasfund and has vast experience and understanding of the superannuation industry, having worked as a team leader business development and general-manager corporate services.