Parliament rise till 7th May 2019 at 2:00pm

Hon.John Simon, MP

John Simon

Maprik Open


Parliamentary Services

Current: Re-elected to the 10th National Parliament as the Member for Maprik Open in the National General Election 2017. Appointed Shadow Minister for Commerce & Industry, Labour & Industrial Relations, left the National Alliance Party and the Opoo 2nd Term in this Parliament.

Past: First elected to the 9th National Parliament for the Maprik Open Electorate seat in the 2012 General Elections as a National Alliance Party candidate. Appointed Foreign Affairs and Defence Committee-Chair and Constitutional Laws, Acts and Subordinate Legislation Committee-Deputy Chair in August 2012. Appointed Deputy Speaker of Parliament after the passing of Late Aide Ganase (Former Deputy Speaker)


Secondary Education: Completed Grade 10 from Maprik High School
Tertiary Education: Attended several Business Study Institutions in Business Studies, Accounting, Banking Studies from UPNG, Bankers College, UOT

Last Occupation Prior to Elections: Businessman prior to politics

Contact Details

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