Assistant Secretary-General: Ms Cristelle PRATT
Assistant Secretary-General of the Environment and Climate Action Department – Citizen of the Republic of Fiji
ASG Pratt brings thirty years’ experience in policy and practice to the OACPS, and has worked in both the public and private sectors as well as at national and multi-lateral levels. She served as Director General/CEO of the Pacific Islands Applied Geoscience Commission (SOPAC). Ms. Pratt has also served various other regional and international organisations, providing strategic policy and technical advice on climate change, risk resilience and ocean governance.
Immediately prior to her appointment, Ms Pratt served as the Deputy Secretary General of the Pacific Islands Forum (PIF), located in Suva, Fiji. As chief advisor and deputy to the PIF Secretary General, she was able to support the realisation of a reformed, prioritised regionalism agenda under the Framework for Pacific Regionalism and development of a strategic narrative for the Blue Pacific Continent.