Meet our team

Roy Lagolago: Head of PACER Plus Implementation Unit

Roy holds a Bachelor of Arts in Criminology and Sociology and a Master’s in Public Management from the Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand.

Roy has over 19 years’ experience leading large and complex operations in New Zealand and abroad. His experience includes trade, law enforcement, intelligence, and security. As a senior manager with the Oceania Customs Organisation, Roy engaged with governments, NGO’s, communities, and regional organisations across the 23 member countries. He recently helped set up the regional organisation (Public Service Fale) for Public Service Commissioners before taking up this new role. Roy has extensive experience managing large and small teams including multi-discipline teams in the Pacific.

Roy is very familiar with PACER Plus having led negotiations and ratification dialogues as well as managing the legislative review and implementation of the World Trade Organisation Trade Facilitation Agreement measures.

  • Laisiana Tugaga

    Laisiana Tugaga

    Operations and Secretariat Manager

  • Aloisio (Alipate) Tavo

    Aloisio (Alipate) Tavo

    Trade and Investment Adviser

  • Luke Marston

    Luke Marston

    Design and Development Adviser

  • Dr Alisi Holani

    Dr Alisi Holani

    Labour Mobility Specialist

  • Lachlan Parsons

    Lachlan Parsons

    Program Support Secondee

  • Tusitala Sua

    Tusitala Sua

    Finance and Administration Officer

  • Ida Tifitifi Fuimaono

    Ida Tifitifi Fuimaono

    Executive Governance Coordinator

  • Wame Valentine

    Wame Valentine

    Communications Manager

  • Melissa Collins

    Melissa Collins

    Gender Equality, Disability, and Social Inclusion Adviser