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 Photo taken at the 18th PASAI Governing Board meeting held in Auckland NZ 22-23 February 2018.  Absent: Director Technical Support

Photo taken at the 18th PASAI Governing Board meeting held in Auckland NZ 22-23 February 2018.

Absent: Director Technical Support


Greg Schollum (Deputy Auditor-General, New Zealand) is PASAI’s Secretary-General, providing leadership and guidance to the Secretariat to carrying out PASAI’s Strategic Plan and work programs. Greg also advises PASAI’s Congress and the Governing Board. Greg is assisted by Sarah Markley (Deputy Secretary-General).


Tiofilusi Tiueti is the Chief Executive of the PASAI Secretariat and is responsible for the effective delivery of the PASAI Strategic Plan.


A'eau Agnes Tuiai-Aruwafu is the Director - Technical Support. Agnes supports SAIs capacity and capability to improve their audits and ensure they are of a high quality and are timely according to legislative mandates.


Sina Palamo-Iosefo is the Director - Practice Development.  Sina manages the regional and sub-regional capacity building programs and projects to enhance SAI's capacity and capability.


Natalie Price is the Secretariat’s Office Coordinator. Natalie is the first point of contact within the Secretariat. Natalie manages contracted service providers for the Secretariat and provides administrative support to staff and the work of the Secretariat.

Before joining the Office of the Auditor-General in 2007 Sarah was an Audit Manager at Audit New Zealand.  Sarah also provides support and advice to the Chief Executive to assist the Secretariat to achieve the goals set out in the PASAI Strategic Plan.

Eroni Vatuloka works as PASAI PFM Consultant. Eroni was the Secretariat’s inaugural Executive Director and worked hard on setting up the Secretariat in Auckland and establishing its reputation in the region. Now as PFM Consultant Eroni delivers advocacy programs and public financial management support.


Robert Buchanan is a legal consultant to PASAI. He is a public law specialist based in Wellington, New Zealand. Robert specialises in public sector governance and risk management, including probity. Drawing from Robert's former experience as an Assistant Auditor-General, he has developed a small but significant international consultancy practice, in the area of public finance management, audit and accountability.  


Claire Kelly is the Co-operative Audit Consultant and Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist. Claire has worked with PASAI as an ADB consultant since 2009. During that time she has managed four rounds of Cooperative Performance Audits on environmental topics of importance to individual jurisdictions and to the region. More recently she has assisted PASAI to develop and implement a Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting (MER) framework to measure progress against the goals of our long-term strategic plan. Prior to her PASAI work, Claire was Senior Director, Performance Audit Services, Australian National Audit Office (ANAO).


Tina Vaka is the PASAI Communications Advisor.  She is a graduate from Victoria University, Wellington NZ with a Masters in Applied Linguistics and a postgraduate Diploma in TESL. She is also a graduate from the University of Auckland with a Bachelor of Arts in English and Education. Her experience includes teaching English, writing and business courses at Victoria University, University of Auckland, Best Pacific Institute of Education and the Manukau Institute of Technology in NZ.