Fa’amatuainu Tino Pereira MNZM

Chairman

Mr. Pereira is a prominent and experienced Pacific consultant on public sector issues and a leading governance practitioner in both public and private sectors.

He is Managing Director of the boutique consultancy firm, Niu Vision Group Ltd based in Wellington. Fa'amatuainu is a key advisor to many government departments and agencies, and a longstanding advocate of Pacific development in the country For more than 15 years he was involved in New Zealand's broadcasting sector as a journalist and broadcaster, and he is also a commentator on Pacific issues.

Inu, as he is known in the community, continues to play significant roles in building and promoting Pacific capacity and capability across many sectors of the New Zealand social, health, education, broadcasting, housing and economic landscape- including over two decades of community leadership responsibilities. Inu has also being in the forefront of developing and supporting a new generation of Pacific leadership in New Zealand.

He is of Samoan descent and holds the chiefly orator title of Fa’amatuainu from the historical village of Lufilufi in Samoa.