Chief Secretary Amb Isaac B. Lupari, CBE

 
Name                          :         Isaac B Lupari
Place of Birth               :         Wabag, Enga Province
 
 
EDUCATION 
  • Bachelor of Economics, University of Papua New Guinea
  • Masters in International Economics, University of Essex, United Kingdom
  • Post Graduate Certificate, Finance and Loan Negotiation, Georgetown University, USA
  • Post Graduate Certificate, Monitoring and Evaluation Techniques, Wye College, United Kingdom

 

PROFESSIONAL

1989-1991:      Assistant Secretary, Planning & Development, Dept. of Planning and Monitoring

1992-1994:      Assistant Director, Multilateral Aid, Office of International Development Assistance (OIDA), Treasury

1994-1995:      First Assistance Secretary, Economic Policy Unit, Department of Treasury & Finance

1995-1996:      Deputy Secretary, Economic Policy & Budgeting, Department of Treasury & Finance

1996-1997:      Secretary for Treasury & Finance

1997-1998:      Secretary for Defence

1998-1999:      Acting Secretary for Works

1999-2001:      Secretary for Personnel Management

2001-2003:      Secretary for Transport and Civil Aviation

2003-2006:      Ambassador to Belgium and European Union

2003-2006:      Ambassador to World Trade Organisation, Geneva

2004-2006:      Lead Spokesperson, Small Economies, WTO

2004-2006:      Lead Negotiator, Trade (EPA) with EU

1992-1994:      Chief Negotiators, Loan Negotiations with World Bank, ADB

2004-2005:      Chairperson, Political and Economic Committee, African Caribbean Pacific Group (ACP), Brussels

2006-2009:      Chief Secretary to Government (Somare Government)

2009-2011:      Part Time Lecturer, Public Policy and Economics, UPNG

2012-2016:      Chief of Staff, Prime Minister’s Office

2016-Current:  Chief Secretary to Government (O’Neill Government)

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2007:  Awarded Commander of British Empire (CBE) by Head of State (Queen)

Amb. Isaac B. Lupari CBE – In Office as the Chief Secretary to Government:

  • 2006-2009
  • 2016-Current