The Hon Fiame Naomi Mata'afa

Prime Minister

The Hon Fiamè Naomi Mata’afa is the 7th Prime Minister of Samoa.

Prime Minister Mataafa first entered Parliament in 1985 and is the leader of the Fa’atuatua i le Atua Samoa ua Tasi (F.A.S.T.) party.

Hon. Fiame is the first female Prime Minister and was also the first Deputy Prime Minister of Samoa.  She is the Member of Parliament from the Lotofaga Constituency on Upolu’s South Coast.

Fiame first joined Cabinet in 1991 as Minister of Education, Sports and Culture.  She also served as the Minister of Justice and Courts Administration and in the last Parliamentary term, she was the Minister for Natural Resources and Environment.

Fiame has represented Samoa in the Executive Boards of UNESCO and Governors of the Commonwealth of Learning. She is currently the Chair and Pro-Chancellor of the University of the South Pacific and also the Chair of the Eminent Persons’ Advisory Panel (Pacific Leadership Programme) Australia.

Fiame is a member of the Congregational Christian Church of Samoa at Lotofaga, Aleipata.