Dr Colin Tukuitonga

Director General SPC (Regional/Niue)

ColinDr Tukuitonga was appointed Director-General of SPC in November 2013.  He has held several leadership positions across the Pacific and globally, including: Associate Professor of Pacific and International Health, University of Auckland; Head of Surveillance and Prevention of Chronic NCDs, World Health Organisation, Former Chief Executive of the Ministry of Pacific Island Affairs, Government of New Zealand.  Dr Tukuitonga is the Founding Member of the Niue Arts and Culture Festival, Pacific Language Weeks (celebrating five Pacific languages) in New Zealand, Leadership Development Programme for Pacific civil servants in New Zealand.