Steven Matainaho, Secretary and CEO

I am deeply passionate about the evolving applications of data science, social media, and cloud technologies in strategically achieving corporate and development goals.

In 2017-2018 I successfully led the design and roll out of  digital government services in PNG’s higher education Sector which includes the National Online Application and Selection Systems.

Previously I have been a Deputy Secretary at DHERST, SME Enthusiast, Lecturer in Computer Programming at PAU, and a Free Lance Website Developer.

I have an MBA in integrated Marketing Communications.


Russell Woruba, Deputy Secretary - Digital Government and Information Delivery & Chief Technology Officer to Government

Experienced Technology Manager with a demonstrated history of working in the management consulting industry. Skilled in Social Enterprise, Management, Risk Management, Business Development, and Corporate Services. Strong operations professional with a Master of Science (M.S.) focused in Internetworking from University of Technology, Sydney.

Oala Moi, Principal Legal Counsel

I am a registered lawyer with 4 years Post-Qualified Experience having worked previously in private legal practice and corporate legal in-house; is holder of current Restricted Practicing Certificate, and member of the PNG Law Society.

I am responsible for PNG National Executive Council policy submissions, and information and statutory business papers

I am also a speechwriter, Artist Manager, Music Publishing Administrator, Writer Member of www.apraamcos.com.au, Music business, music publishing and music licensing consultant, Songwriter, Copyright and customary land rights advocate, Former radio host and newspaper columnist, Husband, and Father.