A proudly national company, Dekenai Constructions Limited is the defining name in civil engineering within Papua New Guinea. With an unparalleled countrywide footprint, Managing Director Matthew Fallon sheds light on operations.
Executive Chair at Wiluna Mining, Milan Jerkovic analyses company transformation, thinking for the long-term, and unleashing the site’s multi-million-ounce potential.
Utilising a unique marketing strategy to engage the optical lens market, we take a look at CR Surfacing Laboratories and speak to the company’s Director, Adam Fletcher, about the latest in the industry.
Standing as a global player in the mining and aggregates industry, Weir Minerals represents the progressive future of the sector through female inclusion, technological development, and sustainable aims. We speak with Strategy Director, Melissa Davison.
A key player in the PNG coastal shipping logistics space, Consort Express Lines operates in an industry that is facing various and dramatic changes. We speak to General Manager, Thomas Bellamy, to learn more.
SICE is the global systems integration company at the forefront of intelligent transport and tunnel systems. We go behind the scenes with Manuel Gonzalez Arrojo, Managing Director of SICE Australia and New Zealand, as SICE celebrates its 100th year.
Jeff Olsen, CEO at Boart Longyear Limited (ASX: BLY), discusses how his firm has overcome significant challenges to become a major player in drilling services.
Striking the balance between regeneration and innovation, Wabtec Corporation is the global leader championing improvement through movement. Senior Regional Vice President of Australia and New Zealand, Wendy McMillan, discusses laying the tracks for the shift to green.
For over 20 years, Back in Motion Health Group has catered to the wellness needs of Australians and New Zealanders. Founder and Group Director Jason T. Smith examines a holistic approach to allied health.
Vitasoy International Singapore is the country’s leading producer of soybean-based products. We talk tofu and espousing an ESG focus with Managing Director, Chris Marchant.
We speak to Nicholas Tan, Vice President of Operations at Advanced Integrated Manufacturing Corp (AIM) about its latest investments.
Team Medical Supplies (TMS) is driven by the goal of helping those who need it by delivering healthcare consumables and equipment to medical institutions across the vast footprint of Australia. We speak to the company’s executive team to learn more.
Moving forward to meet an increasingly digitalised and consolidated healthcare sector, we take a look at Southern Community Laboratories and speak to Peter Gootjes, CEO, about the company’s latest developments.
As Rajang Port Authority celebrates its 50th anniversary, General Manager Datin Helen Lim Hui Shyan unpacks her vision of an industry-leading port centred on integration and collaboration.
We look at Puma Energy PNG and the strategic role it plays in keeping Papua New Guinea supplied with essential downstream oil and gas services to support the economy. Hulala Tokome, Country General Manager and Director, discusses Puma Energy’s vital role and the challenges of operating across Papua New Guinea.
We speak to members of PNG Ports Corporation’s executive team about the recent investments and developments in Papua New Guinea’s shipping space, and how the company adapted in light of COVID-19.
We shine a light on the NKW Group, it’s range of industry services available in the market, and developments for the future.
Blake Cremer, General Manager of the Mining division at Maxitool Group, examines prioritising safety and consistency to become the preferred supplier to Australia’s leading mining companies.
Mackay Rubber specialises in the production of high-quality engineered rubber products across Australia and to export markets.
A company with the concept of joy baked firmly into its DNA, CEO of Krispy Kreme Australia and New Zealand, Andrew McGuigan unpacks the key ingredients behind a company culture established on true authenticity.
Fiji Ports Corporation Limited (FPCL) is reinventing shipping operations across Oceania. We discuss the company’s mission of becoming the Smart Green Gateway for Trade to the Pacific Region with FPCL CEO, Vajira Piyasena.
Industry expert Amit Ghosh reviews the dynamic restructuring of Asia Pacific’s financial ecosystem in the wake of digitalisation.
We take a look at Jurong Port as a leading entity in Singapore’s shipping space, and speak to Mr. Ooi Boon Hoe, CEO, about the company’s plans for the future.
We gave featured business leaders of issue 52 the final word in answering “If you could offer one piece of advice for a young entrepreneur entering your industry, what would it be?”
The Rise of Fintech in ChinaChris Pu, Head of China at strategic growth investors Telstra Ventures, shines a light on the expansion of the national Fintech market Writer: Chris Pu, General Partner and Head of China, Telstra Ventures Regulatory reforms in China’s financial sector over the last decade, alongside the move to online payments and banking, has served to fuel a burgeoning Chinese Fintech ecosystem. A recent report by EY found that 87 percent of digitally active consumers in China access some form of Fintech service – the joint highest rate in the world along with India – and significantly above the global average of 64 percent. Increasingly, many of the Fintech firms providing such services – in areas such as payments, insurance and investing – can no longer be deemed early-stage start-ups. The report notes that many of these firms have been through several rounds of fund-raising, increased their staff, created corporate departments such as human resources, accounting and legal, and expanded beyond their home markets. Much of this activity has focused on e-commerce. Consumer-led e-commerce is well established in China and happens much the same as it does elsewhere in the world – via trusted platforms such as Alibaba or JD.com. And there are plenty of Fintechs that play in this space dedicated to moving money around the system more efficiently and making transactions easier and more secure. The burgeoning B2B fintech marketOf course, the consumer market is important – especially in a country of almost 1.5 billion consumers. But venture capital firms such as ourselves are tasked…