Bopi appointed chief of staff for PM’s office

The Prime Minister, Peter O’Neill has appointed George Bopi as Chief of Staff for the Office of the Prime Minister.

PM O’Neill said Bopi’s leadership in overseeing administrative arrangements in the Office of the Prime Minister will make an important contribution to smooth running of the Government.

“I welcome Mr Bopi to the Office of the Prime Minister, and the experience that he brings to the role of Chief of Staff,” the Prime Minister said.

“George Bopi has many years of management experience in the private sector and in government at the provincial and national levels, and  has an impressive academic background.

“He has significant hands-on experience in managing, training and installing performance management systems and programmes in leading businesses and other organisations in Papua New Guinea.

“I have worked with him previously on Prime Minister’s Excellence Awards where Mr Bopi ensured the success of the awards and promoted many outstanding Papua New Guineans.”

Bopi has more than 30 years of management and leadership experience in both private and public sectors.

Before his appointment, he was a Principle Strategic Management Consultant with ManTech Consultancy Ltd, based in Port Moresby and Lae.  In this capacity, Bopi was the lead consultant and advisor for the National Government's PNG Vision 2050 and the Medium Term Development Plan, and delivered a number of Higher Education Sector projects.

Bopi is has a Masters Degree in Management from Monash University in Australia, a Post Graduate Diploma in Human resource Management from Monash University, a Bachelor of Education from UPNG,  DipST (UPNG) and a Post Grad Certificate in Executive Top Management (APEC - Osaka, Japan).  

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