Constituency People's Representative for Tongatapu No. 8
Date of Birth 11st February, 1948 
Sex Male
Marital Status Married 

Diploma in Tropical Agriculture (PNG, Vudal Agricultural College)
Diploma in Fisheries Management (UK)
Diploma in Business (UK)
BSc (Hons) Fisheries Science (UK)


Minister of Food, Fisheries & Forestries
Agricultural and Fisheries(Development and Management)

Parliamentary History

First elected to Parliament in the November 2014 General Election.
Appointed as Minister for Agriculture, Food, Forests and Fisheries – 2014 to Present
A Member in the following House Committees as of 2014 – Present:
i) Standing Committee on Social Services
ii) Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs
iii) Standing Committee on Agriculture and Fisheries

Employment History

Freelance Fisheries Consultant for Tonga and Pacific Island Countries, 2008-2014
Adviser (Agriculture and Fisheries), Commonwealth Secretariat, London, United Kingdom. 1990 - 2007
Principal Fisheries Officer (Head of Fisheries),Fisheries Division, Ministry of Agriculture, Forests and Fisheries, Government of Tonga. 1982-1990
















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