Island Tine Ponia

Tine Ponia

Tine currently works in the Cook Islands financial services industry as Legal Counsel for Asiaciti Trust Pacific Limited. She has a degree in political science from James Cook University in Australia and a degree in law from Victoria University of Wellington where she was the recipient of the commercial law award in 2000. Tine is admitted to the bar in New Zealand and in the Cook Islands. She worked in the Office of the Cook Islands Prime Minister in the late 90s during the economic reform and before that in trusts and estate administration in the Samoa Public Trust Office. Prior to joining Asiaciti Trust in 2013 Tine was General Counsel for another Cook Islands trust company and before that she was an Associate of the New Zealand commercial law firm Lowndes Associates specializing in commercial litigation. Tine is married with three young children and enjoys nothing better than spending time with her family.