PNGIMR is headed by the Director and two deputy directors for Science & Corporate Service

Executive management


Professor William Pomat

Deputy Director - Science & Research

Dr Moses Laman 

Deputy Director - Corporate Affairs & Support Services

Ms Daphne Tion

Finance Manager

Ms Maria Gipis

Human Resource Manager

Mr John Wemin

Research unit heads

Infection and Immunity Unit

Dr Celestine Aho

Acting head 

Population Health Unit

Dr Gwendalyn Vengiau 

Acting head

Vector Borne Disease Unit

Dr Maria Ome-Kaius

Surveillance & Outbreaks Unit

Dr Janet Gare