Specialties: Pacific Nations
Taholo Kami has worked closely with the Center for Ocean Solutions to develop the Pacific Ocean Initiative. A Tongan native, Kami grew up in Papua New Guinea and graduated with an accounting degree from the University of Technology of PNG. He completed an MBA in marketing/eCommerce as a Fulbright scholar at Vanderbilt University. Kami has worked with the United Nations in New York on networking small islands nations by setting up the Small Islands Developing States Network (SIDSNET). He has been involved in various initiatives such as working on development projects at a local level and national development strategies on information and communication technologies and the environment. He currently chairs the Pacific Islands Roundtable for Nature Conservation.