2002 Chevening

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In the academic year 2001/2002 the ni-Vanuatu post graduate students visiting the UK were:


Odo W TEVI  (Pentecost 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.

Email: TBA

Contact Details: 

Reserve Bank of Vanuatu
Port Vila
South West Pacific


Edward 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]

Contact Details:

11 Stockwell St

Email: enalial@hotmail.com 

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