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Hon. Francis Zama

Member of Parliament
South New Georgia-Rendova-Tetepari, Western
Eighth Parliament

Constituency: South New Georgia/Rendova/Tetepare, Western Province

Contact Address:     

National Parliament Office
P.O. Box G19
Solomon Islands
Phone: 28520. Fax: 24272

Parliamentary Service

  • Elected to the National Parliament of Solomon Islands for South New Georgia/Rendova/Tetepare 5 December 2001. Re-elected on 5 April 2006.

Parliamentary Appointments

  • Chair, Public Accounts Committee from 10th May 2006 to June 2007 and from January 2008 to present
  • Member, Public Accounts Committee from 15th  February 2002 to 2nd  March 2003

Ministerial Appointments

  • Minister for Education and Human Resources Development from 28 November to 21 December 2007
  • Minister of Finance and Treasury from 8 November to 28 November 2007
  • Minister for Justice and Legal Affairs from 9 October to 8 November 2007
  • Minister for Finance and Treasury from 28th July 2003 to 3rd February 2005.
  • Minister for Education and Human Resources Development from 3rd March 2003 to 28th July 2003.


  • Currently pursuing a Masters of Business Administration through University of Southern Queensland
  • Post-Graduate Certificate in Development and Administration, Australian National University
  • Bachelor of Arts (Finance and Administration), University of New England
  • Solomon Islands College of Higher Education
  • Goldie College

Occupation before entering Parliament

  • Principal Tax Inspector, Ministry of Finance
  • Finance and Administrative Officer, Earth Movers Group
  • Bank Officer, Central Bank of Solomon Islands
  • Executive Director, Private Consultancy Business

Conferences, Delegations, Visits

  • Australasia Parliamentary Study Group Conference, 28th to 30th September 2006, Wellington, New Zealand


  • Date of birth: 3 July 1956
  • Village/ Home Island: Hopongo Village, Rendova Island