Audit & Risk Committee
The Audit & Risk Committee is a committee of the Board and functions as an independent reviewer, working with the Board and the stakeholders to provide an objective appraisal of the financial and operational activities of Nambawan Super Limited. The Committee provides the Board with information necessary for them to fulfill their responsibilities in making informed financial and operational decisions in the best interest of the Company and its members.
The Committee is comprised of Mr Lutz Heim as the chairman, Mr Reginald Monagi, Mrs Lesieli Taviri and Mrs Karen Gibson as committee members.
The Membership Committee helps the Trustee deal with member enquiries or complaints about the operation and management of the Fund. It provides a forum for Members to give their views and recommendations on the Fund’s activities and offerings. The Committee discusses and sets guidelines for benefits and advises the Trustee on Members’ information and communication needs.
During the year the Membership Committee discusses and makes determinations on a wide range of issues on behalf of Members, including timely recording of Members’ contributions, reducing the State contribution arrears, benefit payments, Nambawan Savings & Loans Society and Retirement Savings Account issues, Housing Advances, Member communications, group life insurance and proposed superannuation legislative amendments.
The composition of the Committee is key to its ability to represent Fund Members’ interests and give them a strong voice. As well as a Member of the Trustee Board, the Committee also includes representatives of a number of influential PNG unions and large private organisations.
The Committee is comprised of Directors of Nambawan Super Limited, with Lady Aivu Tauvasa as chairperson, Professor Albert Mellam and Mr Reginald Monagi and from union representatives, Kila K. Avei and Martin Karue from PNG Teachers Association, Santee Margis from PNG Energy Workers Union, Charlie Ene from Amalgamated General Workers Union, Gene Gawa from PNG Fire fighters Union, Lowa Tambua from PNG Police Association, Daniel Mollen and Terryne Gilly from Correctional Services Employees’ Association, Emma Faiteli from the Public Employer Association and Frederick Kebai from PNG Nurses Association.
The Investment Committee is a committee of the Board with the responsibility of ensuring that all investments of the Fund are made in consideration of all requirements of the BPNG and in the best interest of the members to optimise returns on risks evaluated placements.
The committee is comprised of Mr Alan Kam as chairman, Mr Anthony Smare, Mr Reginald Monagi and Mr Lutz Heim as committee members.
Remuneration & Nomination Committee
The Remuneration and Nomination Committee has two key roles: to help the Board set appropriate, fair and responsible remuneration practices and to identify suitable candidates to fill vacancies on the Board, Standing Committees and from the Executive Management as they arise. The committee is comprised of Professor Albert Mellam as chairman, Lady Aivu Tausava, Mr Alan Kam, Mrs Lesieli Taviri and Professor David Kavanamur as committee members.
The Technology Committee was recently established on 28 November 2016. The Committee’s role is to assist the Chief Executive Officer and Senior Management identify and strategize relevant technological improvements as a key enabler for sustainable and competitive growth.
The Committee is comprised of Mrs Lesieli Taviri as the Chairperson, Professor David Kavanamur, Mrs Karen Gibson and Mr Lutz Heim as committee members.