Asuao Kirifi Pouono is Samoan and graduated with a Master of Philosophy (Crop Science) in 1989 from the University of the West Indies, Trinidad and Tobago.
From 1980-2010, Asuao worked in various positions with the Samoa Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries (Crops and Quarantine Divisions), including as an agronomist, breeder, and biosecurity specialist.
He held the title of CEO for the Ministry from 2007-2010. Asuao is enthusiastic about stimulating engagement between the private sector and PHAMA Plus in developing export markets.
Phone: +685 38442