Mr. Tom Manjin
Board Chairman and Chairman of the Board Safety Sub-Committee
Tom Manjin was appointed as the Deputy Chairman and the Chairman of the NSPL Safety Sub-Committee on the 16th April 2020. He has practiced law in both the public and private sectors for more than 30 years combined. He served as the Deputy Chair of the PNG National Land Board from 2001- 2002.
He was involved in the review of the Civil Aviation Act 2000, to meet the CASA’s legal requirement as a result of the ICAO’s audit of PNG’s civil aviation regulatory framework in 2010, that culminated in the enactment of the Civil Aviation (Amendment) Act 2010 and that led to the proper establishment of NiuSky Pacific Limited (NSPL) referred to then as PNG Air Services Ltd, National Airports Corporation (NAC) and the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA PNG). He further assisted CASA PNG in 2014 to draft the second amendment to the Civil Aviation Act 2000 (as amended). The Civil Aviation (Amendment) Act 2016 (No. 33 of 2016) was passed by Parliament on 29 March 2016.
Mr. Manjin holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Law from the University of Papua New Guinea and was admitted as a lawyer of the National and Supreme Courts of Papua New Guinea on 18 November 1988 and currently practices law fulltime as the Principal of Manjin Lawyers.