Laulu Mac Leauanae

Chief Executive

Ministry for Pacific Peoples Te Manatū mō ngā Iwi ō te Moana-nui-ā-Kiwa

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Laulu is Secretary for Pacific Peoples and Chief Executive of the Ministry for Pacific Peoples. Since he started in the role in July 2017 he has led the development of a bold and unifying vision for Pacific communities in New Zealand, and has secured new investments and Pacific-led initiatives to lift the economic, social and cultural wellbeing of Pacific peoples.

Laulu actively contributes to the public sector’s diversity and inclusion programme and leads Pou Mātāwaka, which aims to eliminate ethnic pay gaps.

In prior roles, he was Chief Executive of the Pacific Cooperation Foundation and the General Manager of Pure Pacifika Limited, a company that exported horticultural products from the South Pacific primarily into Asian markets.

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.

Next Appearance
9th Annual FST Government New Zealand 2023
Breakdown
17 Speakers
4 Sponsors
Speakers
Regine Deleu
Auckland Transport
Robert Chiu
Commerce Commission Te Komihana Tauhokohoko
Paul James
Te Tari Taiwhenua Department of Internal Affairs
Mike Cunnington
Inland Revenue Te Tari Taake
Suzanne Stew
Hīkina Whakatutuki Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment
Chris Seed
Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade Manatū Aorere
Highlights
Mihi Whakatau
Public Sector Leadership Stand-Up
Executive Think Tank | Digital Government Beyond 2022
Innovation in Data Exchange | Public Value Delivery
NCSC Keynote | Building Resilience to Cyber Threats
Cyber & Tech Leader's Panel Discussion
Speaker on stage presenting at FST Gov Victoria 2022
31 August 2023
  • Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa
Speaker on stage presenting at FST Gov Victoria 2022
1 September 2022
  • Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa
FST Gov NZ Local
28 August 2019
  • Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa
To participate as a speaker:
Murali Ramesh
Head of Production - FSI
T: +61 2 8484 0904
To participate as a speaker:
Jasmine Haw Alverez
Conference Producer
T: +61 2 8484 0918
To participate as a speaker:
Ben Turner
General Manager, Disruption
T: +61 416 947 953