Rupert assumed the role of Managing Director of Steamships Trading Company Ltd, one of PNG’s largest diversified companies, in September 2020. The company has interests in property, logistics and hospitality.
Joining Steamships as Chief Operating Officer and as a Director on 27th August 2018, Rupert was previously Marine Services Director of Singapore based Swire Pacific Offshore Pte Ltd.
He was formerly Chief Operating Officer of Swire Oilfield Services and held various senior operational and commercial positions in Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd in his earlier career.
He holds directorship of various Steamships Trading Company subsidiaries, joint ventures, and associated companies. He sits on a number of charitable advisory boards and a number of PNG business groupings, including the PNG Property Developers Association and the Business Council’s Energy Working Group. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science from Bristol University (UK) and holds a Master of Marine Sciences from Nanyang Technical University (Singapore).