Auditor General

Mr Sefita Sifa ‘Akau Tangi was appointed as the Auditor General for Tonga on 1st of July, 2015. 

The Auditor General is independent of either Parliament or the Government as to how it carries out its functions.




Mr Tangi was Deputy Auditor General from 1993 to 2003, of which he was Acting Auditor General in 1993 and 1994. He was the Commissioner of Revenue from 2003 to 2011 and responsible for the Ministry of Revenue (Inland Revenue and Customs Services). He then took up an advisor role under AusAID Technical Assistance from 2011 to 2013. He was the Chairman of the Remuneration Authority, Tonga, at the time of his appointment to the Auditor General’s position. Mr Tangi was also involved in other activities in the community including external auditor, treasurer, and or financial advisor.

Mr Tangi completed his Bachelor of Business (Accounting and Economics) and Master of Commerce from Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia. Professionally, he is a Fellow of the CPA Australia (FCPA) of which he is an active member for more than 25 years.

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Auditor General

Mr Sefita Tangi, FCPA (Aust.)

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