People moves: KPMG, Prime Minister’s office, Business Advantage International, PNG Royal Constabulary


Retirement at KPMG, a new Chief Secretary to the PM, new Managing Editor for Business Advantage International and a deputy police commissioner appointed

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Troy Stubbings will retire from his position as Managing Partner at KPMG in PNG at the end of February. PNG Partner Peter Zabaks will assume responsibility for day-to-day operations of the practice. KPMG PNG Partners will be joined by a new Office Chairman, Mitchell Petrie, who was previously in the company’s Brisbane office.


Prime Minister Peter O’Neill has appointed his Chief of Staff Isaac Lupari as the new Chief Secretary to Government. He replaces Sir Manasupe Zurenuoc, who has retired on medical grounds. Lupari was the Chief Secretary to Government for two terms under the National Alliance-led Government of Sir Michael Somare.

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Business journalist David James has been appointed Managing Editor—Business Publications at Business Advantage International. James was formerly a columnist, deputy editor and section editor for BRW magazine and editor of Management Today, and has written in a variety of publications, including The Age, The Guardian and Forge.


The Papua New Guinea Government has appointed former Australian Federal Police Assistant Commissioner, Alan Scott, as one of the deputy commissioners in the Papua New Guinea Royal Constabulary.

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