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PRIME MINISTER / PALEMIA
 
Name: Tuilaepa Lupesoliai Neioti Aiono Sailele Malielegaoi

Birthdate: 14 Apr 1945             Birthplace: Lepa, Samoa

Religion: Roman Catholic                    

Marital Status: Married to Gillian Meredith

Children: 8
C.V. June 11 2009
 

ACADEMIC HISTORY

EDUCATION:
Marist Brothers School (Apia, 1950-1959)
St. Josephs College (Lotopa, Samoa 1960-1963)
St. Pauls College (Auckland, New Zealand 1964)
Auckland University 1965-1969

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION:
Bachelor of Commerce, Auckland University (NZ, 1968)
Master of Commerce, Auckland University (NZ, 1969)
Partner in Coopers & Lybrands, Samoa, (1981-1982)
Fellow Public Accountant (S.I.A) 2009

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

MARCH 2011 to PRESENT:
Prime Minister and Minister in Charge of:
Ministry of the Prime Minister & Cabinet and Immigration,
Ministry of Foreign Affairs,
Office of the Attorney General,
Samoa Tourism Authority,
Samoa Land Corporation,
Public Service Commission.

APRIL 2006 to MARCH 2011:
Prime Minister and Minister in Charge of :
Ministry of the Prime Minister & Cabinet and Immigration.
Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade
Office of the Attorney General

APRIL 2001 to MARCH 2006
Prime Minister and Minister in Charge of :
Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade
Ministry of Police
Minister of Telecommunications

NOVEMBER 1998 to MARCH 2001
Prime Minister and Minister in charge of:
Ministry of Finance
Ministry of Police
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Ministry for Legislative
Ministry of Telecommunications

1996 to 1998 In Tofilau Eti Alesana's Fifth Administration (HRPP)
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister in charge of:
Ministry of Finance
Ministry of Tourism
Ministry of Trade Commerce & Industry
          
1991 to 1996
In Tofilau Eti Alesana's fourth Administration (HRPP)
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister in charge of:
Ministry of Finance
Ministry of Tourism
Ministry of Trade Commerce & Industry

1988 to 1990
In Tofilau Eti Alesana's third Administration
Minister of Finance
Minister of Tourism
Minister of Trade Commerce & Industry

JANUARY 1986 to 1988
Member of Parliament and Spokesperson for HRPP (in opposition)

APRIL 1985 to DECEMBER 1985
In Tofilau Eti Alesana's second Administration
Minister of Finance
Minister of Economic Affairs

DECEMBER 1982 to APRIL 1985
In Prime Minister Tofilau Eti Alesana's first Administration
Minister of Economic Affairs
Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation
Associate Minister of Finance
Minister of Finance (in 1984 in a Cabinet Reshuffle)

MAY 1981 Member of Parliament representing Lepa District (after bi-election)

1981 JANUARY - APRIL
Deputy Financial Secretary, Treasury, Apia

1978-1980
Expert Intra-ACP Trade, Transport & Communications - ACP General Secretariat, Brussels Belgium

1973-1978
Deputy Financial Secretary, Treasury, Apia

1971-1973
Deputy Director, Economic Department, Apia

1970
Investigation Officer, Treasury Dept, Apia

OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES
  
Executive Council
Honours and Awards
Totalisator Agency Board (TAB)
Non Government Organisations
Scholarships Committee
Organic Farming
Revival of fine Mats/Tapa Committee

Remuneration Tribunal

  1988 Chairman of Asian Development Banks Board of Governors
  August 1990 Co-President of the ACP-EU Council of Ministers
  February 1992 Re-elected to the Office of the Co-President of ACP-EU Council of Ministers
  Chairman from 1988 of the Pacific Branch of the ACP Group until 2000
  Chairman -National Disaster Council
  Chairman - Samoa Rugby Union
  Chairman - Samoa Softball Federation
  Chairman - Samoa Golf Incorporated
  Chairman - Samoa International Cricket Association
  Chairman - Samoa Archery Federation
  Chairman - Samoa Swimming Federation
  Chairman - Faleata Bowling Club

  Patron:
  Australian/Samoa Rules Rugby Football
  Samoa Soccer Federation


  HOBBIES

  Archery - (Silver Medalist in the South Pacific Games in Samoa 2007)
  
Music
  
Reading
  Fishing
  Agriculture - Farming
  Tennis
  Rugby
  Golf
  Cricket
  Soccer
  Bowling


 
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