Dennis Kuiai is one of the former pioneer Senior Commanders of the Bougainville Revolutionary Army (BRA). He is from Bana District of South Bougainville in the Autonomous Region of Bougainville, PNG. He is working as Acting Secretary of the Department of Bougainville Peace Agreement Implementation (DPAI) of the Autonomous Bougainville Government. His substantive position with DPAI is Director for Veterans Affairs, Unification & Weapons Disposal. He was a Technical Officer of the Bougainville Constitutional Commission from 2002 to 2004. He has served as Peacebuilding Advisor, Political Officer and Public Servant in the Autonomous Bougainville Government since its inception in June 2005. Dennis has significant experience as researcher with a demonstrated history of working in the government relations industry. He is skilled in working with Not-for-profit Organizations, Policy Analysis, Government, Strategic Planning and Peacebuilding. He was part of the Melbourne Forum in 2019, although he was unable to attend in person.