Namoi Kaluae

Adkonect & Pacific Tenders

Namoi is a Co-Founder of Adkonect and Pacific Tenders a Marketing Agency in Honiara operating for 10 years. A former Gold Sponsor of SICCI and Award winner of the New Business of the Year Award at the 2017 SICCI Business Excellence Awards.

She is also Deputy Chair to St John Ambulance, Solomon Islands.

Vision for the Chamber

In the sudden change of events worldwide, I want to see SICCI remain dedicated to being a strong advocate for the SMEs and local business community. SICCI to continue help SMEs and local businesses thrive by creating variety of initiatives and valuable business opportunities. I want to support other Board members in continuing to be the voice for local business and industries in Solomon Islands.


Daniel Tucker

Vice-Chair [BCIWG Rep]

Kramer Ausenco (SI) Ltd

Daniel graduated from the Papua New Guinea University of 6 Technology with a Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) in 2010 and worked as a Senior Civil Engineer for Kramer Ausenco (Papua New Guinea) Ltd before joining Kramer Ausenco (Solomon Islands) Ltd in January 2018. He is a member of IEPNG Papua New Guinea.
Daniel has over 10 years’ experience spanning construction, design and documentation, project management, supervision and contract administration of projects of all types. Civil engineering design and documentation for projects in mostly Papua New Guinea. He has been involved in major projects undertaken by the Kramer Ausenco Ltd in PNG & SI on major ODA funded projects in the Health and Education sectors, Roads and Airport Infrastructure developments, Subdivision developments as well as Water and Sanitation developments. Daniel has been managing the operations for the Kramer Ausenco (SI) Ltd since 2018 and worked on various infrastructure projects within Solomon Islands in both the
Private and Public Sector.

Vision for Chamber

“As a Member of the SICCI Board, it is my vision and hope that through SICCI while working with the Board, I can advocate changes to facilitate the finalization and legislation of the current (Draft) Solomon Islands Building Code, necessary for improving the standard of infrastructure projects. I intend to provide support and advice
to the SICCI Board for the benefit of our members especially in my field of expertise as an Engineer and in relation to initiatives that are primed towards improving the standards and best practices for the industry and to a larger extent the community; in infrastructure delivery and workmanship. In the next 4-5 years, with the
Solomon Islands Government’s (SIG) intention to deliver major infrastructure projects, SICCI will have a major role in advocating improvement in standards as well as delivery, and I hope to be a participant in assisting these changes in my term as a SICCI Board Member for the betterment of both the Private and Public Sector.”

Johnson LOBO

Vice President of the ISIA Council

Johnson Lobo is currently employed as the Internal Audit Manager of the Solomon Islands Port Authority (SIPA).
He had been with the Office of the Auditor General for more than 10 years prior to taking up this position at
SIPA, and graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce Degree majoring in Accounting and Management and Public
Administration from University of the South Pacific in 2012. He has served on the ISIA Council since 2019 and
he has been a member of ISIA for the past 8 years. He is the current Vice President of the ISIA Council, a role he
assumed in 2021, and also the Chair of the ISIA Education Sub-Committee.

Dinna Irofufuli

Human Resource Manager [Our Telekom]

Born in the Solomon Islands and raised in New Zealand, I was blessed to receive an education up to post graduate studies at University. I worked for 5 years in the New Zealand Government sector, and gained valuable Human Resources industry knowledge along the way. Master of Management Studies Completed with First Class Honours, Main Subject: Human Resource Management and Postgraduate Diploma. She is currently the Head of Human Resource at Our Telekom.

Vision for Chamber

My vision for the Chamber is to build on existing foundations, but also further foster our diverse, vibrant sector. This can be done by prioritizing the development and well-being of our private sector workforce. Our human resources play a critical role in driving organizational success and the Chamber can dedicate to providing our members with access to best practices, resources and support in all areas of HR: employee relations, recruitment, policy development and diversity inclusion.
In pursuit of this vision, the Chamber will commit to advocating for policies that promotes the growth of businesses across all sectors, while safeguarding the rights and interests of our businesses and staff – especially locally owned businesses and local workers. Social responsibility should not get lost in translation, but should merge seamlessly into plans for economic prosperity. By providing the tools and resources for this, SICCI will be:

1. fostering a culture of collaboration over competition,
2. creating a culture of knowledge sharing over gate keeping and,
3. growing a hub where innovative insights stem straight from OUR people.



Gordon DENTY

Managing Director - Insights Pacific Ltd

Gordon Denty is the founder and Managing Director of Insights Pacific Ltd, a local IT consulting company specializing in the areas of systems development, IT audit and project management. Insights Pacific was the Project Management contractor for the implementation of the Solomon Islands Government’s new Enterprise Resource Planning software.
Mr. Denty has worked for a number of organisations including the National Parliament, Solomon Power, SINPF, Solomon Water and the Solomon Islands Government in various capacities.
Mr. Denty is a current Board member of SICCI and has been working on issues with regard to business resilience and climate change for the private sector.
Mr. Denty is also the Vice President of the IT Society of Solomon Islands (ITSSI), the peak organization representing local IT Professionals in the country.

Vision for Chamber

To promote equity within the local business environment and ensure growth and prosperity of local businesses, encouraging economic development
and job creation.


Owen Thomson

Board Member


BRED Bank Solomon   

Owen has been working in the Banking Industry for over 40  years, beginning his career with ANZ in Balmain Sydney in 1982 . He has worked for  ANZ Banking Group for over 32 years , with 20 of these years holding senior positions with ANZ  in South Pacific Countries , including  PNG , Samoa , Kiribati , Tonga and Solomon Islands .In 2016 he started BRED Bank Solomon (BBS . He currently is the only Solomon Island Citizen to have ever been in charge of an international commercial bank in Solomon Islands.

Vision for Chamber

I believe I am in a unique position to fully understand all facets of businesses in Solomon Islands as I am not only the CEO of an international bank, but I am also an owner of a small business that my wife manages, plus I am a property owner.  I understand the challenges the Solomon Islands face and understand what is needed to make it easier for business to be successful. I certainly understand that we need to reduce basic business costs such as power and port charges, plus we need to receive basic services and we need improve infrastructure.  We need a strong SICCI to assist achieve an improved operating environment for all member businesses.


Jean Fuo'o

Board Member

Administration & Logistics Manager

Tropic Glass & Aluminium Ltd and Tropic Group Builders Ltd

Jean studied Bachelor of Business Management at the University of Southern Queensland, majoring in Human Resource Management, graduating in 2014. She has supported her family-owned businesses, Tropic Glass & Aluminium Ltd and Tropic Group Builders Ltd as the administration and logistics Manager for 10 years. 

Vision for Chamber

To contribute and support SICCI objectives by collaborating with the Government, NGOs, SMEs and other business organizations, to bring to the table SME’s and Private Sector interests.

Sandra Fore

Board Member

Country Manager

BSP Financial Group Limited Solomon Islands 

Sandra has a Masters Degree in Business Administration from Torrens University, Australia and Bachelor of Science Degree from Massey University, New Zealand. Over 10 years of experience in the field of retail banking in Papua New Guinea (PNG) as well as offshore branch management.

Other roles: Director - BSP Finance ( Solomon Islands) Limited.

Vision for Chamber

To support SICCI in its vision and mission and build a vibrant private sector through business leadership.

Martin Beattie

Martin Beattie [co-opt member]

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Martin has been the Country Manager (Head) of ANZ Bank Solomon Islands since 2020. He has 30 years of international banking experience. Previously he held senior banking positions in the United Kingdom, Australia and the Middle East.

Martin is from Perth Western Australia and is currently serves as Treasurer of the SICCI board.