Hon. Ian J.M. Ling-Stuckey, CMG. MP

Hon. Ian J.M. Ling-Stuckey, CMG. MP
Shadow Minister For Treasury And Finance

Hon Ian Ling-Stuckey completed his primary education in Kavieng at OLSH school and Port Moresby at Gordon Primary A school before attending St. Peters Lutheran College in Brisbane, Australia. He completed grade 12 in 1977, then attended Griffith University in Brisbane from where he graduated in 1981 with a Bachelor of Science (BSc) with a double major in Applied Mathematics and Land Use Planning.

Prior to entering politics Mr Ling-Stuckey was Chairman of Monian Group of companies, which has diversified interests in real estate, property development, plantations gaming and equities. His familys business interests were founded in Kavieng, New Ireland Province in 1937. He established the Ling-Stuckey Foundation which funds water tanks and small-scale micro-economic projects for village communities.

Mr Ling-Stuckey served as a member for Kavieng in his first term from 1997 to 2002 and has been a Minister for Mining, Public Service and Commerce & Industry. He is the first Member for Kavieng since democratic government was introduced in 1964, to be returned to the
National Parliament trice.

He served his second term as the Member for New Ireland Provincial and as Governor of the province and was re-elected as Member for Kavieng in 2017.

He has been a member of the PNG Land Board; the Industries Assistance Board; Deputy Chairman of the PNG Town Planning Board and from 1991 to 1995 was a Commissioner of the National Capital District Commission (NCDC).

Mr Ling-Stuckey has represented Papua New Guinea on several occasions as a member of the PNG squash team, having won three gold medals and a bronze medal at the 1983 South Pacific Games in Western Samoa and the 1987 South Pacific Games in New Caledonia.
He was awarded a Companion of the Most Distinguished Order of Saint Michael and Saint George (CMG) for his services to community, business and politics in the Queens Birthday Honours for 1999.


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Media Releases

More Honesty Needed in Facing PNG’s Economic Challenges

“At the recent UPNG/ANU conference, there was a striking statistic. Economic academics from both the University of Papua New Guinea and the Australian National University ...

Continuing Failures of 100 Day Plan

“The Government failed to meet yet another promise in its 100 Day Plan when audited accounts for SOEs and Statutory Authorities for the 2017 financial ...

Better policies crucial to capture benefits of APEC meeting

In a wide-ranging speech on the economy to the PNG Update being held at UPNG on Thursday and Friday of this week, the Shadow Treasurer, ...

Treasurer – You’re Hallucinating. International credit ratings are downgrading us like never before – and this should be a time when upgrades were possible. PNG really does have a growth and jobs crisis, a budget crisis and a foreign exchange crisis – urgent action is needed.

“A respected business friend of mine was excellent at keeping people’s feet on the ground. If businesses started becoming wildly optimistic about increased sales or ...

PNG’s International Credit Standing at Risk – little chance of a successful Sovereign Bond and GDP growth reduced by 2.5%.

“The international credit ratings agency Moody’s is concerned about economic mismanagement in PNG and has put its credit rating on “negative watch”. This is only ...