About Us

Island Enterprises Limited is a leading supplier of industrial, building, marine, construction and agricultural related products and materials. Island Enterprises Limited engineering division is capable of completing projects in civil, electrical, mechanical [engineering and refrigeration], fabrication and plumbing. 

Established in 1980 by Phillip and Anita Bradford, Island Enterprises Limited was Incorporate in 1981 and has grown from a small operation with a few trades people and a small trade outlet to now a leading supplier in the Solomon Islands with over 60 qualified trades people working in our Engineering division providing expert knowledge to the people of the Solomon Islands. 

While the engineering side of the company grew so did the supply side with the acquisition of several quality dealerships, e.g. Yanmar Marine Engines, Southern Cross, FEE Quell, King Gee, Victor Footwear, Exide but to name a few.
Today Island Enterprises Ltd is a truly multi facet company providing goods and services to all areas of business, industry and community in Solomon Islands.

Island Enterprises Limited Team

Chief Executive Officer – Mr. Phil Bradford
Phil Bradford started life in engineering in North Queensland in the mid 1960’s. Work in Weipa North Queensland, Tom Price, Western Australia and Sulewesi, Indonesia before arriving in the Solomon’s in 1978 working for SIEA in charge of all aspects of the Authorities out stations.

Engineering Services

Managing Director - Jess Bradford
Jess has been responsible for the administration, co-ordination and management of the Engineering Services division since she returned to the Solomons in 2012.

General Manager – Dave Taylor
Dave leads the team of trade’s people who ensure the work is carried out in a safe and proper manner and on time and budget.

Electrical Engineer - Nalin Vikash Chand
Vikash heads up our engineering team responsible for design and management of electrical projects.

Refrigiration -  Basil John Mika
Basil heads up our refrigiration team responsible for design and management of refrigiration projects.

 

Sales, Marketing, Finance & Administration

General Manager Ranadi Office – Arnold Pilly  
Arnold overviews sales, marketing, finance and administration. Since joining the team in 2012, Arnold has been very dynamic in ensuring that IEL books are up to date. 

Manager Retail Sales - Kensley Manu 
Kensley heads the sales team thus responsible for Ranandi sales, and ensuring stock is delivered to our Noro sales depot and numerous agents throughout the Solomon’s.

Manager Marketing - Rocky Sama 
Rocky is our contact point for large supply contracts and the marketing team. The marketing team is growing as we have embarked on a series of “Road Shows” with Origin Energy and other providers in the Solomons. The road show brings our products to the people in the Provinces thus introducing them to new innovations.

Manager Noro Depot - Jobbie T
The port and town of Noro is a fast growing hive of fishing and associated activity, our Noro operation has grown from a humble beginning in 2008 to a respected part of the Noro business community.

Island Enterprises Limited employs over 120 staff who are the engine of this well-oiled machine. Our staff have real knowledge about our products and we constantly keep updating their knowledge by operating regular training sessions and practical on the job training. Our retail team offer advice to our customers that is easy to understand while our technical trained trade staff are always on hand to install and service all products stocked in store.