AIRLINES PNG announced in October the appointment of Simon David Woolcott as an additional director of the company.

Mr Woolcott was the company’s chief financial officer between 2009 and 2012, and has maintained his involvement with Airlines PNG as a member of its board audit risk and compliance committee since March 2013.

He is an Australian CPA, a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and holds a bachelor of business degree in accounting and management.

Mr Woolcott sits on a number of community and school boards and committees in Australia.

Mr Woolcott’s family is originally from New Ireland Province and he spent all of his childhood years in Rabaul ENBP and maintains close family connections there.