Office of the Vice-Chancellor

Office of the Vice-Chancellor

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Vice-Chancellor and President

Professor Pal Ahluwalia, BA MA Sask., PhD Flin.
Phone: (679) 323 2056
Fax: (679) 323 1550
Email: pal.ahluwalia(at)


(Acting) Deputy Vice-Chancellor Education

Professor Jito Vanualailai, BSc S.Pac, ME Ryukyus, PhD Kobe
Phone: (679) 323 2053
Fax: (679) 323 1502
Email:  jito.vanualailai(at)


Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research, Innovation & International)

Professor Derrick Armstrong, BPhil  Lond, MEd, PhD  Lanc
Phone: (679) 3232247
Fax: (679) 3231504
Email:  derrick.armstrong(at) 


Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Regional Campuses, Estates & Infrastructure)

Dr Giulio Masasso Tu’ikolongahau Paunga, BA Wesleyan,MA, PhD Daito Bunka
Phone: (679) 3231684
Email:  giulio.paunga(at)


Chief Operating Officer



Executive Director of Finance

Mr Kolinio Boila, BA, MBA S.Pac 
Phone: (679) 3232116
Email:  kolinio.boila(at)


Dean, Faculty of Arts, Law and Education

Dr Akanisi Kedrayate, MEd Glas., PhD NE
Phone: (679) 3232256
Fax: (679) 3231552
Email: kedrayate_a(at)


(Acting) Dean, Faculty of Business and Economics

Professor Stephen Pratt BEcons MEcons Syd., PhD Notts
Phone: (679) 3232106
Email:  stephen.pratt(at)


Dean, Faculty of Science, Technology and Environment

Dr. Anjeela Jokhan, BSc PGDip MSc S.Pac., PhD Brist.
Phone: (679) 3232567
Email: anjeela.jokhan(at)


Executive Director, People and Workforce Strategy

Mr Jone Maritino Nemani, Dip BA S.Pac., MCom (Buss/HR) UNSW, FAHRI (Aust)
Phone: (679) 3232124
Email: jone.nemani(at)


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