David Kavanamur

David Kavanamur



Ph.D., University of Western Sydney, 2004; M.Phil. (Development Studies), University of Sussex, 1994; B.A. (Hons), University of Papua New Guinea, 1990


David Kavanamur is Foundation Professor of Management in the School of Business Administration at the University of Papua New Guinea and the chair of the Oceania Development Network (http://www.gdn-oceania.org). He has undertaken research and consultancy mainly in the areas of management and development issues. These include strategic alliance management issues, corporate governance issues, political economy of reforms, rural financing, socio-economic surveys, market surveys and public sector reform. He has published extensively in the area of international management and development studies.

Recent Activities

David is currently compiling a book, Contemporary Management Issues in Developing Economies, that addresses aspects of business and management in Papua New Guinea and the Pacific.