Ms Taviri is the Executive General Manager of Kina Bank Limited. She was formerly the
Chief Executive Officer of Origin Energy PNG Limited.
She holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the PNG University of Technology; an MBA from the Torrens University and attended the Harvard School of Business Advanced Management Program.
Her distinguished career has been well recognized. She was awarded the 2014 Westpac Outstanding Woman of the Year and the 2015 Female Director of the Year. In 2018, she was recognized globally by the World LPG Association, as their Inaugural Woman of the Year.
She is an experienced director having served as Deputy Chair of Nambawan Super Limited (she also served on the Audit and Risk Committee; chaired the Transformation Committee; and served as a Trustee Director for 6 years. She was formerly a Director of Nationwide Microbank Ltd (MiBank).
As Founding Chair of the Business Coalition for Women for the past 6 years, she has worked towards the economic empowerment of women in the private sector; helped address the domestic violence issue; and developed women into leadership roles. Under her leadership,
the Coalition is moving from reliance on donor funding to become a self-reliant social enterprise.
She was appointed to the Advisory Boards of Pacific Women Shaping Pacific Program and Australian Pacific Training Coalition (both regional investment programs funded by the Australian Government through its Aid program.
Ms Taviri was the former President of the Badili Club Network for young aspiring leaders and is a current Director of the Institute of National Affairs. She has participated as a speaker in local and international forums including APEC.