Forward Finance

Joining FinCorp's Senior Leadership Team, Theresa Kawi's appointment is a strategic move that aligns with the brand's focus on cultivating a dynamic work environment and driving organizational growth.

The decision underscores FinCorp's dedication to placing its people at the forefront of its transformation and growth.

Before joining FinCorp, Theresa served as a Senior Associate at Dentons, a leading global law firm, for seven years in Port Moresby. Her capacity at Dentons primarily focused on Banking & Finance, Corporate and Commercial law, where she provided counsel to financial institutions, government entities, large local and multinational corporations, and Not-For-Profit organizations on diverse legal matters including commercial transactions, legal banking documentation and project governance.

Theresa brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to her role as Corporate Counsel, were she will contribute across various business units, handling matters related to banking and finance, corporate and commercial law, property law, and general transactional affairs.

Additionally, she will also be advising on FinCorp’s Governance functions as well as Company Seceretary.

Brett Tayler, FinCorp's Chief Executive Officer, emphasized the importance of this strategic addition, stating, "As a business undergoing brand, culture, and technology transformation, precision is crucial for our reputation. Theresa's role as a strong Legal Counsel adds significant value to our internal processes, ensuring legal compliance and regulatory matters are handled adeptly. A robust internal team enables us to provide a seamless and unique experience for our customers."

Theresa Kawi holds a Bachelor of Laws Degree from the University of Papua New Guinea and is affiliated with the Papua New Guinea Institute of Directors, the Papua New Guinea Law Society, and the Graduate Business School – Australia.

As FinCorp continues to grow and evolve, the company remains steadfast in its mission to empower Papua New Guineans with reliable and efficient financial services.