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Rev. ‘Alifeleti ‘Atiola Chairperson (10 July 2022- 9 July 2025)


Rev. ‘Alifeleti ‘Atiola has been re-appointed as Chairman of Electricity Commission with effect
from 10 July 2022 to 9 July 2025.

  • Rev ‘Atiola holds a Bachelor of Science (Maths & Physics)
    1977 and a Master of Science (Physics) 1986 both from James Cook University, Australia.
  • Rev. ‘Atiola Christian career in the Free Wesleyan Church of Tonga began in January 1978
    when he was a Teacher at Mailefihi Siu ‘Ilikutapu College.
  • From January 1980 to December 1982 he was a Teacher at Tupou High School and Accounting Tutor at USP.
  • In January 1986 to December 1987 he was a Teacher at Tupou High School and Queen Salote College (part time)
    teaching Maths, Physics, and Accounting.
  • He was also a maths Tutor at USP.
  • In January 1988 to December 1995 he was Principal of Taufaáhau Pilolevu College as well as Principal of Tupou
    High School from 1996 to December 2005.
  • The highlight of his career was when he was the founding Director of Tupou Tertiary Institute (TTI).
  • He was Deputy President of Education System (FWC) and later became President of Education System (FWC) from January 2008 to
    December 2013.
  • In 2014 he was appointed Principal of Tupou College until he was selected by
    the Church Annual Conference as General Secretary, Free Wesleyan Church of Tonga.
  • Rev. ‘Atiola was one of the Founding Board Members of Tonga National Qualification
    Accreditation Board.
  • He was the Former President, Tonga Secondary School Principal
    Association, Former President, Tonga Education Directors Forum, Former Chairman, Tonga
    Secondary School Music Association.
  • A Co-Author, Tupou College Sesquicentenaries’ History.

Rev. Dr ‘Alifeleti Tikisoni ‘Atiola, became a Commissioner for Electricity Commission in January 2012, effective January 2015 as Chairman for EC.

Electricity Commission
Address: Kolomotu’a,
                 Nuku’alofa Tonga
Email :
Phone : (676) 23-426 Mob : 775-8899


Commission Objectives

The Electricity Commission considers it a paramount consideration than regulated Electricity Providers provide a safe, continuous and uninterrupted supply of Electric Power to Tongan consumers, and that at a price approved by the Electricity Commission.  (Regulated Electricity Providers include Tonga Power Limited).