Executive Leadership Team

Mr. Visvanath Das

Mr. Visvanath Das – Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Das was appointed Chief Executive Officer in October 2016.

Prior to this, Mr. Das was General Manager Taxation. Mr. Das is responsible for the overall strategic leadership and management of the Fiji Revenue & Customs Service (FRCS), ensuring that operations maximize revenue collection and facilitate trade and cooperation between regional and trading partner countries. Mr. Das has 18 years taxation experience. Telephone:(679) 324 3001 Email: ceo@frcs.org.fj

Ms. Fane W. Vave

Ms. Fane W. Vave – Acting Director Corporate Services

Ms. Vave was appointed Acting Director Corporate Services in August 2018.

Prior to this,Ms. Vave was National Manager International & Stakeholder Engagement. Ms. Vave was General Manager Customer Services with the Water Authority of Fiji and Director of Tourism, Ministry of Public Enterprise, Civil Aviation, Communication and Tourism based in Suva. Telephone:(679) 324 3006 Email: fvave@frcs.org.fj

Mr. Fazrul Rahman

Mr. Fazrul Rahman – Director Revenue Management

Mr. Rahman was appointed Director Revenue Management in August 2018.

Prior to this, Mr. Rahman was National Manager Policy since August 2009. He is responsible for Legal Services, Policy & Monitoring Evaluation, Financial & Asset Management, Internal Assurance and Stakeholder Engagement. Mr. Rahman has 12 years of industry experience. Telephone:(679) 324 3021 Email: frahman@frcs.org.fj

Ms. Emily Yalimaiwai

Ms. Emily Yalimaiwai – Chief Information Officer

Ms. Yalimaiwai was appointed Chief Information Officer in August 2016.

Prior to this, Ms. Yalimaiwai was National Manager Finance. She is responsible for FRCS’s Strategic & operational technology enablement and Knowledge Management Systems. Ms. Yalimaiwai has 5 years of industry experience. Telephone:(679) 324 3102 Email: eyalimaiwai@frcs.org.fj

Mr. Shameem Khan

Mr. Shameem Khan – Director Intelligence, Compliance & Investigations

Mr. Khan was appointed Director Intelligence, Compliance & Investigations in March 2017.

Prior to this, Mr. Khan was Acting Director Intelligence, Compliance & Investigations since October 2016. Mr. Khan was also Acting National Manager Revenue – Customs. He was Chief Investigation Officer in Internal Assurance since 2007.He is responsible for Intelligence and Profiling, Tax & Customs Fraud Investigations and Tax & Customs Audit Compliance. Telephone:(679) 324 3350 Email: skhan@frcs.org.fj

Ms. Ruth Williams

Ms. Ruth Williams – Director People Capability & Culture

Ms. Williams was appointed Director People Capability & Culture in April 2017.

Prior to this, Ms. Williams was with Goodman Fielder Fiji Ltd, Asaleo Care Fiji Ltd, Coca Cola Amatil Fiji Ltd, Kontiki Capital Ltd She is responsible for the development and implementation of leadership, people and technical capability frameworks, supporting initiatives and delivery of exemplary human resource services across FRCS. This includes Recruitment, Assessment, Induction and Technical Training, Organizational Capability, Productivity and Workforce Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation. Telephone:(679) 324 3201 Email: rwilliams@frcs.org.fj

Mr. Winston Rounds

Mr. Winston Rounds – Acting Director Border

Mr. Rounds was appointed Acting Director Border in July 2018.

Prior to this, Mr. Rounds was Manager Border - Nadi. He is responsible for all facets of Border Operations, which primarily covers all Sea and Air people, goods and craft crossing Fiji’s borders. Telephone:(679) 324 3301 Email: wrounds@frcs.org.fj

Mr. Muni Ratna

Mr. Muni Ratna – Deputy Director Revenue Management – Taxation

Mr. Ratna was appointed Deputy Director Revenue Management in January 2016.

Prior to this, Mr. Ratna was Acting National Manager Revenue since May 2015. He is responsible for the overall management and leadership of Revenue Collection services which includes revenue collection, stamp duty, customer enquiry and dispatch. Mr. Ratna has 33 years of experience in the different sections of the Taxation Division of FRCS. Telephone:(679) 324 3501 Email: mratna@frcs.org.fj

Mr. Krishna Chandra

Mr. Krishna Chandra – Deputy Director Fraud & Investigation

Mr. Chandra was appointed as Deputy Director Fraud & Investigation in June 2017.

Prior to this, he was Manager Customs – Revenue from 2012 – 2016. He is responsible for managing Customs and Taxation fraud investigations. Mr. Chandra has 31 years Customs industry experience. Telephone: (679) 324 3733 E-mail: kchandra@frcs.org.fj

Mr. Jonetani Vuto

Mr. Jonetani Vuto – Deputy Director Revenue – Customs

Mr. Vuto was appointed Deputy Director Revenue – Customs in August 2017.

Prior to this, Mr. Vuto was Acting National Manager Risk & Compliance – Customs in 2014-2015. He is responsible for the overall management and leadership in the Customs Revenue Collection Services which include duty concessions, refunds and drawbacks. Mr. Vuto has 27 years Customs industry experience. Telephone:(679) 324 3350 Email: jvuto@frcs.org.fj

Ms. Kelerayani Dawai

Ms. Kelerayani Dawai – Acting Deputy Director- Audit and Compliance

Ms. Dawai was appointed Acting Deputy Director in January 2018.

Prior to this appointment she was the Chief Auditor – Debt Management Services , a role that she assumed since April 2012. She is responsible for leading the Audit , Compliance and Financial Intelligence teams under the new Intelligence, Compliance and Investigation Division. Ms. Dawai has previous work experience with the Ministry of Economy, Office of the Auditor General and with the Customs Division. Telephone:(679) 324 3601 Email: kdawai@frcs.org.fj

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