Vice-President (Regional Campuses and Estates & Infrastructure)

VP - RC and E&I

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Dr Giulio Masasso Tu’ikolongahau Pāunga is the Vice President—Regional Campuses and Estates & Infrastructure. He holds a PhD and MA (Economics) from the University of Daito Bunka in Tokyo, Japan, and a Bachelor of Arts (Economics) from Wesleyan University, Connecticut, U.S.A.  

 Dr Pāunga is a Tongan national with extensive experience of working in the region. He has a strong background in international trade negotiations, diplomacy, economic development, with a broad experience in administering operations of public and state-owned enterprises.  He joined the University in 2011 as a Senior Fellow in Financing Education with the Institute of Education, located at USP Tonga Campus.

Dr Pāunga served as a member of His Majesty’s Privy Council under the late King Taufa’āhau Tupou IV, a member of the Tonga Defense Board, and also a Cabinet Minister for Labour, Commerce, Industries and Tourism.  

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Office of the Vice-President (Regional Campuses and Estates & Infrastructure)
The University of the South Pacific
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