The Foreign Ministry of Vanuatu
Minister of Foreign Affairs and External Trade
Ralph Regenvanu was born on September 20, 1970 in Suva, Fiji, meanwhile his home island is Malekula.
After graduating secondary school, Ralph Regenvanu attended Montrueuil University in France, and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Honours Degree in Development Studies and Anthropology in 1989.
His political career began in 2008, when Regenvanu was elected to Parliament of Vanuatu for Port Vila Constituency. He was re-elected twice into the Parliament.
Prior to his duty as Minister of Foreign Affairs, Regenvanu was appointed as Minister of Ni Vanuatu Business in 2010; as Minister of Lands, Geology, Mines and Rural Water Supply three times in 2011, 2013 and 2016; as Minister of Justice and Social Welfare in 2011; and as Minister of Justice and Community Services in 2011.
On December 19, 2017 Ralph Regenvanu was appointed as Minister of Foreign Affairs and External Trade.