Press Release - Appointment of CEO for Ministry of Infrastructure

PRESS RELEASE

 (8 August, 2018)

 

Chief Executive Officer for the Ministry of Infrastructure

 

The Public Service Commission is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Ringo Kalahuni Fa'oliu of Haveluloto, Tongatapu as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Ministry of Infrastructure, who will assume this position effective on 6th August, 2018 for a period of four (4) years.

 

Mr Fa'oliu holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) from Queensland University of Technology Australia. He is also a Professional Member of the Institute of Engineers Australia. He holds a New Zealand Certificate of Engineering (Civil), New Zealand Qualifications Authority and an Advanced Certificate in Construction Studies from Otago Polytechnic, New Zealand. 

 

Mr Fa'oliu was first recruited to the public service in 1987 and has since served in various senior management & technical positions in the Government mainly the Ministry of Works which is now known as the Ministry of Infrastructure. He also have a 10 years worth of experience in the Building Construction Industry in project and contract management in the private sector. He later appointed to CEO for Infrastructure in the Ministry of Infrastructure from 2012 until 2015.

 

Prior to taking up his second appointment as CEO for Infrastructure, Mr Fa'oliu was engaged as a National Project Engineer for the Tonga Renewable Energy Project National Engineer Consultant for the Tonga Cyclone Ian Reconstruction Climate Resilience Project and an Engineering Consultant Technical Advisor for the Tonga Pacific Organizing Committee 2019.

 

The Public Service Commission welcomes Mr Ringo Kalahuni Fa'oliu's appointment as the CEO for Ministry of Infrastructure and wishes him a successful and a fulfilling term in Office. 

 

 ENDS.