The Auditor-General

The Auditor-General of Papua New Guinea is a Constitutional Officer under section 213 of the Constitution appointed by the Head of State. Section 213 provides for the independence of the Auditor-General in terms of planning, executing and reporting on audits performed by the Auditor-General’s Office (AGO). In the performance of his function under the Constitution, the Auditor-General is not subject to the control or direction of any person or authority.

Mr. Gordon Kega was appointed the Acting Auditor-General on 14th of June 2018. Mr. Kega’s primary objective is to provide leadership for PNG AGO. He aims to efficiently and effectively fulfill the requirements of the office as stated in section 214 of the Constitution, to invest in and look after the welfare of the human capital and equip the office with adequate resources to perform its function effectively.

Mr. Kega started in PNG AGO as an Audit Inspector and worked his way up to his current post, building a wealth of experience in compliance and financial audits, taking up roles in Audit Management, Team Leadership and Regional Directorship. Prior to his acting appointment, Mr. Kega was the Acting Deputy Auditor-General for the Provincial and Local Level Government Division.

Being an Economics Graduate of the University of Papua New Guinea (1984), the Acting Auditor-General also attained a Masters in Business Administration in 2018 from the same University and is a current member of CPA PNG with an Associate status.

 

Mr Philip Nauga

 

Mr Gordon Benard Kega

Acting Auditor-General of Papua New Guinea