Ian Tarutia is the Chief Executive Officer of National Superannuation Fund (NASFUND), one of the largest private sector superannuation funds in Papua New Guinea.
Ian is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, a Fellow of the PNG Institute of Directors and, has sat on numerous boards across the financial, aviation, software development, agriculture, property, manufacturing, environment and sporting sectors in Papua New Guinea. He is the first Papua New Guinean to complete the executive Harvard Business School Advanced Management Program (AMP) in 2013. Ian holds a Masters in Business Administration and a Bachelors Degree in Business Economics from the University of Papua New Guinea. He also holds a Diploma in Economic Policy Analysis from the Papua New Guinea Institute of National Research, a Diploma in Financial Markets from the Securities Institute of Australia and a graduate Diploma in Company Directorship from the Australian Institute of Company Directors(AICD). In 2002, he was awarded an MBE for services to the Superannuation Industry in PNG. In 2016, he was further recognised with an OBE for services to NASFUND and the 2015 Pacific Games, hosted in Papua New Guinea. Ian has been a director of Save the Children since July 2021.