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Appointed as Judge of the Supreme Court since April 2018.

 Date of birth:

16th September 1973

Country/Island Origin:

Vanuatu, Efate Island

Marital Status:

Married to Rose-Hanna and father of 4 girls (Alfonia, Aleina, Alviola and Steph-Hanna.)

Education:

  • 1986 to 1991- Lycee LAB Year, Port Vila.  Year 12 leaving certificate
  • 1991 to 1993 - South Pacific Bible College, Tauranga, New Zealand.  Diploma of Advanced Biblical Studies
  • 1996 to 1997 - University of the South Pacific, Emalus Campus, Port Vila.  1 year special certificate program in law and magisterial studies.  Certificate in Law and magisterial studies.
  • 2001 to 2005 - University of the South Pacific, Emalus Campus, Port Vila, Vanuatu.  Bachelor of Law (LLB)

Career Highlights:

  • 2009 - Admitted as a Barrister and Solicitor
  • 1994 to 1996 Judiciary Republic of Vanuatu, Clerk, Tafea Island Court, Isangel Tanna
  • 1996 Judiciary Republic of Vanuatu, Clerk, Ambae Island Court, Ambore West Ambae
  • 1997  Judiciary Republic of Vanuatu, Deputy Sherriff, Supreme Court
  • 1997 Permanent Magistrate presiding in Port Vila
  • 2008  - 2013  1st term as Chief Magistrate
  • 2013 - 2nd April 2018 2nd term serving as Chief Magistrate
  • 2nd April 2018 to date  Supreme Court Judge