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Mr. Solomone Fifita, Interim-Director, PCREEE
Mr Solomone Fifita is currently the Head of the Pacific’s Regional Energy Programme, housed at the Economic Development Division of the Pacific Community in Suva, Fiji. He has served as Project Manager for regional energy and climate change projects for the Pacific Islands and prior to that he was the Energy Planner for the Kingdom of Tonga. Solomone was a lead author in the IPCC Special Report on Renewable Energy, the IPCC 5thAssessment Report and was recently a Lead Reviewer of National Communications for the UNFCCC. Solomone has more than 25 years in the energy sector of the Pacific Islands and holds a Master of Science in Energy Planning and Policy.
Mr. Kakau Foliaki, Energy Efficiency Planner, PCREEE, based in Nuku'alofa
Kakau is PCREEE’s Energy Planner (Energy Efficiency) seconded to the PCREEE by the Government of Tonga. Kakau holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of the South Pacific and a Master’s Degree from the University of Melbourne.
Ms. Lea Lani Kauvaka, Capacity Development Expert, PCREEE, based in Nuku'alofa
Dr Lea Lani Kauvaka is Capacity Development Expert for the PCREEE also serving as the in-country coordinator for the European Union Pacific Technical Vocational Education & Training for Sustainable Energy and Climate Change Adaptation (PacTVET) Project. Her responsabilities include: facilitating consultation with the key Tongan training providers to confirm CCA and SE related training packages on offer, and identifying gaps in training areas that PCREEE can facilitate, coordination of partnership agreements under the oversight of the Ministry of Education and MEIDECC, among other related responsabilities.
Mr. Sione Misi, Energy Efficiency Expert, PCREEE, based in Nuku'alofa
Mr. Sione Misi is the Energy Efficiency Expert for the PCREEE and also serving as the Pacific Appliance Labelling and Standards National Consultant. In this role, Sione’s responsibilities include the management and implementation of Tonga’s and Regional project activities in accordance with the approved specific annual and quarterly work plans, coordination with key stakeholders and other energy efficiency related programmes in the country and region, as well as coordination with the Head of EES nationally-managed contracts and consultancies under the project, among others.
Mr. Tevita Tukunga, Director of Energy, Kingdom of Tonga
Mr. Martin Lugmayr, Sustainable Energy Expert, United Nations Industrial Development Organization, based in Vienna, Austria