Azaria Lesa – Ah Kau

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Finance and Administration Adviser

Azaria is the Finance and Administration Adviser for LRD. She manages and coordinates the support team of the division that provides high quality budget and financial management, procurement and administration services to LRD internal and external stakeholders.

Azaria worked in the bilateral and regional development cooperation space for more than 15 years as a programme manager before moving into corporate operations. She is passionate about community development in the Pacific, specifically how the region’s people and livelihoods are strengthened through inclusive and participatory initiatives. She holds a Masters of Business qualification from the University of Newcastle, Australia and has been serving with SPC for more than 6 years. She is a proud Samoan national