Eli Webb

Country Director, Papua New Guinea

Eli Webb is the Country Director for the Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE)’s Program in Papua New Guinea. Webb joined CIPE in November 2015 to assist in rolling out a series of projects in Papua New Guinea (PNG), as part of CIPE’s effort towards building a stronger entrepreneurial foundation for the local community, namely through the Women’s Business Resource Centre.

Webb is also currently a local PNG media personality in the music industry, as a judge on a local reality music show, and in 2014 successfully co-founded a small NGO out of another local province, providing funding, counseling, and emergency accommodation for trauma patients of family and sexual violence. Previous to CIPE, Webb has held a myriad of roles, including work with the Human Services department of the Australian Federal Government and a long stint in the Australian Insurance industry.

In her spare time Webb is a PNG national representative in squash, recently competing in the 2015 Pacific Games and 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games. Webb actively sits on the PNG National Squash Federation as President and holds a seat on the National Athletes Commission.