Malo ni Maima Koro is from Tokelau and Samoa. She has over 20 years’ of international development experience in the Pacific at national and regional levels. She has worked in the security, education, health, and governance sectors. Maima has a wealth of knowledge of the Pacific landscape and specialises on the contextualisation of donor-funded initiatives to be of relevance to Pacific environments. She is currently a Pacific Research Fellow at the University of Adelaide.