Papua New Guinea Human Resources Institute (PNGHRI)

Postal Address:
Post Office Box 2035,
Port Moresby, NCD,
Papua New Guinea

Street Address:
Gordons Industrial Area,
Unit# 2, Gordons, NCD,
Papua New Guinea

Tel: (675) 323 5022
Fax: (675) 323 5344

Papua New Guinea Human Resource Institute (PNGHRI) is Papua New Guinea’s lead HR professional body with about 1000 members and 100 corporate members. PNGHRI has been incorporated in 1997 under the country’s Association Incorporation Act, but was in existence since 1957 as the Society of HR Professionals. PNGHRI as a lead HR non government, independent organisation in the country, is actively involved in the following activities

  • Annual Conference
  • Bridging programs for Bachelors’ Degree in HRM
  • Mentorship and job assistance to 40-60 graduates with 90% placement success
  • Professional development programs for professionals and graduates
  • Monthly professional seminars and updates on topical issues
  • Active support of four student chapters
  • Active Branch in Lae the Industrial Capital of the Country

APFHRM country reports

The members of the Asia Pacific Federation of Human Resource Management (APFHRM) meet regularly to share ideas, perspectives and information relating to the practice of HR in the Asia Pacific region and their individual institutes. Below are the country reports for Papua New Guinea.

March 2017
September 2016
September 2015
April 2015
March 2014
August 2012
August 2011
March 2011


Jerry Wemin

Executive Officer

Francis Danny

Number of members

1000+ professional members
100+ corporate members

Major Event

Annual Conference