Petero Manufolau

Chief Executive Officer
, Tourism Authority of Kiribati (TAK)
Profile / Bio: 

Petero Manufolau is the Chief Executive Officer of the Tourism Authority of Kiribati (TAK), the organization responsible for the sustainable development and promotion of tourism in Kiribati. Since taking on the role in June 2019, Petero has helped establish a network of circular economy advocates within the Kiribati tourism sector, guided the establishment of community tourism operators, and lead the development of the Kiribati Sustainable Tourism Development Policy Framework. Prior to joining TAK, Petero held senior management positions in both private and regional tourism organizations specializing in resort and destination marketing, with a passion for tourism SME promotion and sustainable tourism development. He is a Tourism & Management and Diplomacy and International Relations graduate of the University of the South Pacific, Fiji, and completed a Pacific Islands Tourism Professional Fellows Program at the East-West Centre in Hawaii.


Title Date Learning Materials Topic
Ocean and Coastal Tourism: Changing the Tide on Sustainability 26 January 2022 Multimedia Environment, Finance, ICT, Water