ncsl has a Management Team that fully understands the growing needs of its customers and their financial requirements.

Our Management Team is dedicated to ensuring that ncsl’s customers needs are fully met in all departments.


Vari Lahui

Chief Executive Officer

Vari started work as a bank officer in October 1987 after withdrawing from university studies to look after his young family. During his 25-year banking career, he has worked in just about all areas of banking, mainly in relationship banking (lending) and credit administration. Vari has also had stints in Samoa (formerly Western Samoa) and the Solomon Islands as an expatriate contract officer.

After joining ncsl in January 2013 as General Manager, and delivering years of positive interest yields to its members, Vari has reached the position of Chief Executive Officer. Vari has also recently graduated with a Bachelor in Management from the Divine Word University and is also Congregation Chairman for his local church, Gohu United Church.

Member: Papua New Guinea Institute of Banking & Management, and PNG Institute of Directors.


Jackraho Morea 

Manager Finance & Accounting

Jack started his career with PwC in 2004, in addition to other firms prior to joining ncsl in 2016 as Manager in charge of Finance. He has over fifteen (15) years of work with various firms and financial institutions. His experience includes internal/external audit, corporate governance, financial accounting, management accounting and advisory roles. Jack holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Accountancy from the University of Technology, Lae and currently a member of CPA PNG.


Bernard Geita

Manager Lending

Bernard joined ncsl in September 2004 after having started his working career with PNG Banking Corporation in 1986. He spent 18 years in the Bank working in General Banking, Consumer Lending and Small Business Lending. Since his engagement with ncsl he has held various positions as Senior Loans Officer, Operations Manager and is currently the Manager Lending. In 2010 he graduated and attained certification under the Manager Certification Program hosted by the World Council of Credit Unions.


Robert Thadeus

Manager Member Services

Robert graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business from the University of Papua New Guinea in 1996.

He joined the first-ever Management Graduate Scheme for the then Papua New Guinea Banking Corporation in January 1997 and was attached to the Retail Bank Department that saw him progress to a management position and was appointed at Country Manager for the first-ever International branch in Nuie Island.

He was later appointed as the regional manager for the BSP operation in New Guinea islands and appointed as the Business Development Manager at Retail bank at Head Office.

He had worked with ANZ Bank, National Development Bank Ltd, Kina Finance Limited and BSP Finance Limited before joining NCSL in May 2016 as the Manager Member Services and Branch Support.

He is in charge of the ncsl Branch Network nationwide and is passionate about providing first-class customer service to its clients and members.


Evelove Farapo 

Team Leader – Marketing & Client Relations

Evelove possesses a Bachelor in Arts obtained from the University of Papua New Guinea in 2008.

She commenced her career with nasfund as a Marketing Executive in 2008 and moved on to assume the role of Team Leader Marketing and Client Relations in 2009. Evelove has over 12 years of exposure with ncsl as the Team Leader responsible for all marketing drives and initiatives and is passionate about promoting ncsl initiatives and campaigns.


Nosuau Kini

Manager Risk

Nosuau Kini holds a Bachelor of Business majoring in Accounting conferred in 2005 by the Southern Cross University through its affiliation with Institute of Business Studies.

He is passionate about matters of corporate governance and has worked majority of his career in the internal audit, risk & compliance areas.

He has 13 years of work experience, holding executive roles as an internal auditor and managing areas of risk & compliance at PNG Power, Nambawan Super, Air Niugini & Capital Insurance.

Nosuau joined ncsl in September of 2019 and is in charge of the newly created division of managing risk & compliance matters at ncsl.


Vavine Iamo

Manager E-Banking

Vavine possesses a double Diploma in Banking at PNGIBBM and Australian Diploma in Leadership and Management with Torrens University-affiliated through PNGIBBM.

She started her career with ANZ Bank and has had a stint of 22 years with the Bank having assumed various positions.  She started employment with ANZ in customer sales and support roles at Port Moresby Branch and then progressed to occupy Team Leader, Call Centre and Manager, Electronic Banking Services for Southern Region. 

Vavine commenced employment with ncsl in September 2019 as Manager E-banking, a newly created Department, and currently in charge of the Department.

She is passionate about rolling banking initiatives electronically and always strive to pursue this goal in her career.


Henry Pupu

Manager Human Resources

Henry possesses a Bachelor in Business Management (Majoring in Human Resources Management) from the University of Papua New Guinea having graduated in 2011.

He has held various roles with a few reputable firms such as OK TEDI Mining, SP Brewery, Coffey International and recently with Remington Group prior to his engagement at NCSL.

Henry joined ncsl in July, 2018 as Manager Human Resources and his passionate about providing best practice HR support within the business.

He is a current member of the PNG Human Resource Institute.


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