Hon. James Marape

Hon. James Marape

MP, Prime Minister, Minister for Bougainville Affairs


  • Religion: Christianity- Seventh Day Adventist (SDA)
  • Primary Education: Completed his Primary Education from Minj Primary School, Jiwaka
  • Secondary Education: Completed his Secondary Education from Kabiufa Adventist Secondary School, Eastern Highlands Province
  • Tertiary Education: Completed Tertiary Education from the University of Papua New Guinea in 1993, and again in 2000.

Achievements: Earned a Bachelor in Arts Degree in 1993, a Post Graduate Honours Degree in Environmental Science in 2000 and a Masters Degree in Business Administration from the University of Papua New Guinea. Developments brought into the Hela Province; such as roads and infrastructures, electricity, bank, New Hela Technical High School and many more.

Community Interests: Make Tari-Pori and Papua New Guinea a Safer Place

Last Occupation Prior to Elections: Appointed Acting Assistant Secretary of Policy with the Department of Personnel Management (2001-2006)