Dr. Ila Temu
Dr. Temu holds a PhD (University of California, Davis, United States of America) Specialising in Development Economics and Econometrics.
Dr. Temu brings to the Board considerable experience in executive management and directorship roles in the Extractive Industry as well as in policy and economic matters of PNG.
He is currently the Country Executive Director of Barrick (Niugini) Ltd, and prior to this he held senior executive roles in Placer Dome both overseas and in PNG, as well as holding senior positions in public organisations including senior lecturer in Economic at the University of Papua New Guinea and as the Director of the National Research Institute. Dr Temu acquired his Doctor of Philosophy in Economics from the University of California, his Masters in Agricultural Development Economics from the Australian National University and his Bachelor of Economics from University of Papua New Guinea.