Oil Search Foundation gives leadership roles to locals

Youth & Careers

OIL Search Foundation has welcomed three locals to its leadership team in 2018.
Charles Kaprangi will lead the Public Relations team, Serena Sasingian will head the Expansion Programmes and Eileen Tugum heads the Signature Programmes.
Foundation executive director Stephanie Copus-Campbell said they were excited to have exceptional and talented Papua New Guineans join the team.
She is looking forward to their contribution in enhancing current programmes and fostering the growth of the foundation as one of PNG’s leading development partners.
Copus-Campbell said the foundation was committed to developing leaders as part of its employee development programmes.
“Our goal is to recruit high-performing and high-potential individuals as senior managers and leaders and then provide them structured professional development opportunities,” she said.
“This is an important part of our workforce development strategy which has a strong focus on leadership.”
Kaprangi is a health management professional with over seven years of experience in providing governance, public policy, executive and corporate communications support to the health sector.
Sasingian is a lawyer with a Masters of Business degree from the Queensland University of Technology.
She comes to the foundation from the Department of Justice and Attorney-General.
Tugum is a journalist and 30-year veteran in communications, advocacy, organisational and programme development and management.
She has held various leadership roles in the development of sector, including country director for Oxfam Papua New Guinea, country representative for Brian Holden Vision Institute and consultant project manager for the United Nations Development Programme.

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