Specialist Advisor, Infrastructure & Development, Department of Treasury, Government of Papua New Guinea
Carolyn has 25 years’ experience in private sector finance, development and infrastructure with the last 15 years in the Pacific. Following a successful corporate banking career working with Australian top tier banks, in 2009, Carolyn moved permanently to Papua New Guinea to establish the International Finance Corporation (the private sector arm of the World Bank) where she led the office for the next four years. Following a stint overseeing key projects for Hawkins Infrastructure, New Zealand, Carolyn has been engaged by the Government of PNG in Treasury as their specialist adviser with a specific mandate to accelerate infrastructure development and create a pipeline of bankable projects to attract high quality developers and investors to PNG.
Carolyn is a key member of the PNG Treasury team and provides high level advice on infrastructure and development with a focus on power and health. She is known for her strong track record of taking large, complex projects through to successful delivery. She lives and works in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea.