By MALUM NALU
She takes over from Niels Holm, who left officially on May 27 after three years in PNG, to take up a new post as official secretary to Government House.
She has a background in the areas of trade and economic development and security policy.
“During my time here I’ll be keen to encourage more business engagement from
“There are good opportunities here which are not being realised.
“I’m also going to be taking a close interest in our aid programme and the ways in which it is aligned to
“Economic development and social development go hand in hand.”
Ms Crawshaw is a career diplomat who has previously been posted as deputy high commissioner to the
She was seconded to
Most recently Ms Crawshaw was the director of the knowledge services division of the ministry of foreign affairs and trade, developing a programme of knowledge management projects for the ministry.
Ms Crawshaw’s personal interests include collecting
“I already have a few pieces of PNG art and handcrafts from previous visits here and I’m looking forward to adding to that,” she said.
“I’m also aware of the rich variety of plants from