Laulu Mac Leauanae

Laulu Mac Leauanae

Chief Executive
Ministry for Pacific Peoples

Laulu is the Chief Executive of the Ministry for Pacific Peoples.

He comes to the Ministry from the Pacific Cooperation Foundation where he was Chief Executive.

Prior to his current role he was the General Manager of Pure Pacifika Limited, a company that exported horticultural products from the South Pacific primarily into Asian markets.

Before this Laulu worked in the primary healthcare sector for ProCare Health Limited. He was initially the Pacific Health Manager and within a year was promoted into Senior Management roles.

Earlier in his career he worked in Pacific community & business development with a role at the Pacific Business Trust. He started his career practicing as a lawyer.

Laulu holds an MBA from Henley Management College, UK, with his dissertation focusing on ‘Community Participation in Governance’. He also holds an LLB from Auckland University. 

He is of Samoan descent and holds the Chiefly title of Laulu from Fa’ala. His aiga reigns from Fa’ala, Iva and Sa’anaapu. 

Appearing at
FST Gov NZ
15 October - 16 October 2020
  • Virtual Conference
Te Mahere mō te Whakaurunga Matihiko, or the Digital Inclusion Blueprint, released in 2019, is a hallmark of NZ’s progressive technology agenda – a vision for an inclusive, citizen-centric public service that empowers engagement through technology. However, while digital technologies...
FST Gov NZ
28 August 2019
  • Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa
FSTGov’s marquee event of 2019, the New Zealand conference marks the biggest dedicated government technology event in the region.