Wayne Powae

Agriculture and Economic Development Lead

Having worked for more than two decadesacross a number of agricultural commodities, Wayne has extensive knowledge in developing strong agronomic programs in Papua New Guinea.

His knowledge in value chain analysis and market developmentallows Wayne to fully understand the dynamics of creating sustainable, traceable, commercially orientated programs thatmeet policy standards and have a positive impact on the community.

Throughout his career, he has worked with a number of stakeholders to create successful partnerships between government, NGOs and the private sector.

Wayne has a Masters of Applied Science and has spent a number of years lecturing agriculture at the University of Goroka.

How does Wayne want to make a difference?“While working for Business for Development I want to bring my core values to life. This includes good stewardship, honesty, customers service and good public relationships.”

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