Atoa Peter Petaia
Atoa Peter Petaia is a solicitor practicing in commercial/property law in both New Zealand and Samoa. He is a partner of Samoan law firm Pacific Law International, and is a Board Director of Pillar9 Company Ltd, a family business based in Samoa with an international clientele. Peter is a former Board Member of the Samoa Accident Compensation Corporation, and has both governance and management experience across the public, private, and not-for-profit sectors. He particularly values the good health of Pasifika youth and children, and is passionate about allowing them to make use of their opportunities for better futures. He graduated LL.B (Bachelor of Laws); and BA (Bachelor of Arts - double-major), from the University of Waikato, and later with a Masters of Law, LLM (Hons) Corporate & Commercial, from the University of Auckland where he had also undertaken his Professional Legal Studies.