Parliament adjourned to 2:00 pm, Tuesday 2nd June 2020.

Hon. Benjamin Philip, MP

Benjamin Philip

Ministerial Portfolio
Vice Minister Finance

Menyamya Open

People's National Congress (PNC)

Date of Election
20 July 2012

Votes Received

Contact Details

Parliament Office
National Parliament P O Parliament House WAIGANI, N.C.D Papua New Guinea

Telephone: 3277600
Fax: 3277480

Electorate Office
C/-Menyamya District Office P O Box 63, Menyamya, Morobe Province

Telephone: 3277600
Fax: 3277480

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Current: Member of Parliament for Menyamya Electorate and Vice Minister for Finance

Past: First Elected to the 8th National Parliament for the Menyamya Open Electorate in the 2007 General Elections as an Rural Development Party candidate. Appointed Parliamentary Referral Committee on Communications-Chairman on the 18/09/2007. Appointed Minister for Tourism, Art and Culture on the 5/8/2011 in the O'Neill-Namah cabinet.


Religion: Christianity
Primary Education: Menyama Primary School
Secondary Education: College of Distance Education, Grade 10, 1989
Tertiary Education: Balob Teachers College, 1990. University of Papua New Guinea, 2014-2015

Achievements: Successful Businessman, Winning the 2012 General Elections, Vice Minister for Finance
Community Interests: Meeting Village people, Assisting people transport and sell their produce
Last Occupation Prior to Elections: Small Businessman