Filipo Levi is the former International Rugby Captain for Manu Samoa and played professionally from 2000 until 2012. Levi represented the New Zealand team, The Highlanders, Otago, Tasman Makos, International teams Manu Samoa, The Pacific Islanders, Japan team Ricoh, Welsh team Ospreys and the English teams Nottingham and Newcastle Falcons.
In 2011, Filipo was bestowed with the Samoan chief Tulafale-Orator title of Mulitalo from the village of Lano in Savai’i, Samoa. The Samoan chief system is over 3,000 years old, and the title is one given to those
who lead by serving.
Filipo is passionate about helping and collaborating with leaders and working with businesses to help them develop their skills and empower their learning and leadership through his speaking, coaching and training.
Filipo graduated from the University of Otago with a Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree, majoring in Pacific Islands and Indigenous Studies. He is a board member of the Professional Speakers Association of New Zealand.