Niue profile - Leader

  • 6 February 2015
  • From the section Asia

Head of state: Queen Elizabeth II

Prime minister: Toke Talagi

Image caption Mr Talagi has served two terms

Toke Talagi was first elected in June 2008 to a serve a three-year term. He gained the backing of parliament for another term in May 2011 and was re-elected in April 2014.

Mr Talagi had previously served in the roles of deputy premier and finance minister. He is also president of the Niue Rugby Union.

Toke Talagi was chair of the regional inter-governmental organisation, the Pacific Islands Forum, from 2008 to 2009.