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Dr. Wilfred Lus

Dr. Wilfred Lus

Senior Mining Specialist, Papua New Guinea & Pacific Islands

Dr. Wilfred Lus is the World Bank’s Senior Mining Specialist for Papua New Guinea and the Pacific Islands, based in Port Moresby.

As part of his role, Dr Lus oversees the Solomon Islands Sustainable Mining Development Technical Assistance Project and the World Bank’s advisory and analytical work in energy and extractives across Papua New Guinea and the Pacific Islands.

Dr. Lus has a PhD in Earth Sciences from the Australian National University and a Bachelor of Science (Honours-First Class) in Geology from the University of Papua New Guinea.  

He has worked as a geologist for a number of extractive companies in PNG and overseas, and as lecturer in Geology at the University of Papua New Guinea prior to joining the World Bank in 2017.