Civil Contractors Pacific Limited Level 1, Handy Centre, Hagwa Street,

About Us

Civil Contractors Pacific Limited, termed as “CIVPAC” is a young, vibrant and rapidly growing company, with both the potential and capacity for future growth within the Pacific Region. The Company offers a wide range of services to the Civil Construction Industry within Papua New Guinea and has clear goals, visions and objectives.

The Company is a 100% privately owned National Business, registered under the companies Act (1997) in May 2002 and commencing operations in July of the same year. With roots in the Gobe Oil Fields of the Southern Highlands Province dating back to 1996, CIVPAC is very experienced in Civil Construction Works, including Well-Pads and Drill and Blast, and is the only National Company with a drilling and blasting license/permit.

Based in Port Moresby, with its registered office at Section 29 Lot 19 Ward Road Hohola, CIVPAC has developed a substantial experience and resource base, and holds a leading market position in Detailed Earthworks, Road and Bridge Construction, Drill and Blast and Project Management.

Directors Position Year of Appointment Nationality
Augustine SMANO Chairman Since2002 Papua New Guinean
Sundaram SRINIVASAN Independent Director Since2015 Indian
Peter SAPAKE Director Since 2008 Papua New Guinean
Daniel OPE Director Since 2015 Papua New Guinean
  • Position
  • Brief Background

Mr Trevor Cooper General Manager

Mr Cooper has over 55 years of Experience in Building Construction, Civil works and has worked in many states in Australia and in Malaysia and PNG. He has been with Civpac for over 4 years now. Very well vested.

Held Managerial Positions while working with Thiess Contractors in QLD, Hornibrook/Permatang JV in K. Lumpar Malaysia, Barclay Bros (PNG), ET Taylor Constructions, Jensen International, Gobe Flied Engineering and Oil Search Ltdas the Contract Specialist in the Construction of NFS and Sir Manasupe Haus in PNG.

Dip. in Civil Engineering- Royal Melbourne Institute Of Technology, Vic

Mr Guillermo Merjudio Operations & Finance Manager

Mr. Merjudio has over 20 years of extensive management experience in the area of Accounting, Finance, Logistics and Construction’s operations. He joined the company in 2007 and he is responsible for the finance and operations of the company and reports to the General Manager and to be Board to ensure company remain sprofitable.

He also worked for RAD-TEL (PNG) LTD, RIMBUNAN HIJAU (PNG) Group of Companies in PNG and NESTLE (Phil) Inc in the Philippines. He also worked in many other different companies in the Philippines in the field of Finance & Admin.

He holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Major in Accounting in University of the East, Claro M. Recto, Philippines and has Associate in Surveying from Southern Luzon Polytechnic College, Lucban, Philippines,

Mr Ismael Tamutai Nelson Government Liaison & Business Development Manager

Ismael has over 15 years experience in Business Administration, operations and Banking & finance. He has worked with BSP Bank as a Graduate Management Trainee. He worked with BSP Bank for 4 years.

He was hired to set-up Handy Finance as a Financial Institution which he did in December 2018. He was hired as Operations Manager in 2011 and made his way up to be the General Manager and later joined CIVPAC to lead special business investment projects.

Ismael graduated with a Bachelors Degree in Business Management from the University of PNG. He was also accredited by University of South Pacific in Fiji Islands for International Business & Marketing studies.


CIVPAC has a strong history in delivering high standard road sealing in some of the most challenging and remote parts of the Highlands of PNG.