VANUATU CHEVENING SCHOLARS
In the academic year 2001/2002 the ni-Vanuatu post
graduate students visiting the UK were:
Odo W TEVI
Island) was educated at the University of Papua New Guinea where he gained a
Bachelor of Economics degree (BEC). Following graduation he worked as the
Government's Chief Economist at the Ministry of Finance and Economic Management.
Prior to leaving Vanuatu for the UK Odo worked for three months as economic
advisor to the Asian Development Bank (ADB) on a project reviewing the economy
of Vanuatu. During his Chevening year in the UK Odo was reading for a
Master of Arts (MA) in Economics at the University of Sussex in Brighton.
On return to Vanuatu Odo resumed his responsibilities in the Ministry
of Finance as the Government's Chief Economist. In April 2004 Odo
Tevi was appointed to the post of Governor of the Reserve Bank of Vanuatu.
Reserve Bank of Vanuatu
South West Pacific
M NALIAL (Erromango) was educated at Malapoa and the University of
Waikato, New Zealand, where he gained a Bachelor of Laws degree. After
graduating he worked as a Barrister and Solicitor at Ridgeway Blake
Lawyers in Port Vila, becoming a partner in 2000. During his Chevening
year in the UK Edward obtained a Master of Laws (LLM) at University
College London (UCL). Ridgeway Blake are keeping a place open for him to
return to on completion of his UK studies, but in the meantime Edward will be
spending some time in the UK in Cambridge, where he lives with his wife,
Helen, and the children Elsie & Chloe. On completion of Helen's current employment contract
with the United
Nations Environmental Protection (UNEP) at the UNEP World Conservation
Monitoring Centre in Cambridge, the family expect to return to Vanuatu.
[NB Edward is still in the UK (October 2005) and expects to remain here
until at least mid 2005]
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