Is a businessman and a former member of parliament from Nadi. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from University of Canberra and a member of Australian Institute of Companies Directors (AICD). During his term is parliament Mr. Patel served as the head of Fiji delegation to ACP – EU, Chairman of Emolument Committee, and Government Deputy Whip, member of Public Accounts committee and also member of Economics Affairs Committee. Mr. Patel also the Mayor of Nadi.
He is the chairman of Merchant Finance Limited and a Board member of Fijian Holdings Limited and Fiji Hardwood Corporation Limited. He also is the Owner/Managing Director of Soham Investment Limited and Oursun Pacific Pte. Limited.
Nouzab Fareed is the Group Chief Executive Officer for Fijian Holdings Group, the largest conglomerate in Fiji with more than 25 investments. He is also the Chairman of Life Cinema Ltd, FHL Media Ltd and FHL Retailing Ltd. He is the Deputy Chairman of Merchant Finance Ltd and Fiji Television Ltd.
Fareed is the Chair for Pacific Corporate Governance Institute and the President for CPA Fiji and Fiji Chess Federation. He was appointed as Vice President for Oceania Chess Federation. He is also the Vice President of Fiji Chamber of Commerce. Fareed has been a Board Director for over 50 companies during last 20 years and currently sits on 15 companies as a Director.
Fareed has more than 28 years of Executive Experience covering diverse sectors from Education, IT, Travel & Tourism, Media, Insurance, Commodity Broking, Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions, Investment Research, Management Services, Fund Management, Stock Broking, Leasing, Courier & Manufacturing. He has worked for global brands like FedEx and Western Union.
Fareed is a Chartered Management Accountant (UK) and a Fellow of CPA (Australia). He is also Chartered Marketer (UK), a Licensed Investment Advisor (Fiji), a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) of USA.
Fareed got a MBA in Banking & Marketing and a Master of Arts in International Economics. He has received Executive Training from Harvard Business School, University of Oxford, Australian Graduate School of Management (AGSM), and AOTS (Japan).
Nouzab Fareed is the only Distinguished Toastmaster (DTM) in South Pacific as well as the only Travel Centurion. He is a Rotarian and Freemason.
Is the Director Finance of the iTaukei Affairs Board. She holds Master in Commerce from the University of the South Pacific, a Post-Grad Diploma in Professional Accounting and Bachelor of Arts Degree in Accounting, Financial Management and Economics. She is also a Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and is also an independent Director of RB Group. She has over 10years experience in the area of Professional Accounting. She has previously served as an independent Board Member of Fiji TV Limited. Prior to TAB, she has worked at the Reserve Bank of Fiji and iTaukei Land Trust Board.
Mr Arun Narsey
Is a Chartered Accountant practicing under A M Narsey & Co. Chartered Accountants. He has over 30 years’ experience in professional accounting and held various senior and management positions with Big 4 CA Firms (locally and internationally). He is a member of the Fiji Institute of Accountants and Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia and New Zealand. Currently Arun is a director of South Sea Cruises Limited, Blue Lagoon Cruises Limited, Amalgamated Telecom Holdings Ltd, and Subsidiaries. He is a Local Advisory Board Member of Bank of Baroda. He is also a member of Jai Narayan College Management Board and Honorary Auditor of Fiji Society for the Blind. Arun has previously served as a Board Member of Maritime & Ports Authority of Fiji.
Mr Sunil Sharma is a Senior Partner of PKF aliz pacific, Chartered Accountants and Business Advisors and has more than 28 years’ experience in Auditing and Assurance, Taxation, Business Advisory and Financial Management. He holds membership to various professional bodies such as the Fiji Institute of Accountants (FIA), Associate Member of CPA (Australia) and a Tax Agent with Fiji Revenue Custom Services (FRCS).
Additionally, he is a member of Australian Institute of Company Directors, the current Chairman of Fiji Public Trustee Corporation Limited (FPTCL), Chair of the University of South Pacific Grants Committee (UGC), Executive Board Member & company Secretary/Treasurer of Fiji Chamber of Commerce & Industry (FCCI), a member of the Employer Panel of the Arbitration Court and member of National Employment Centre Board (NEC) (as a representative of the FCCI).