Executive Leadership Team
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 Fax:(679) 331 5537 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Ms. Fane W. Vave – Director International & Stakeholder Engagement
Ms. Vave was appointed Director International & Stakeholder Engagement in June 2017.
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) 3243006 Fax:(679) 3315537 Email: email@example.com
Mr. Fazrul Rahman – Director Corporate Services
Mr. Rahman was appointed Director Corporate Services in October 2016.
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) 3243021 Fax:(679) 3302321 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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) 3243102 Fax:(679) 3301314 Email: email@example.com
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 Fax:(679) 330 2864 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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 Fax:(679) 331 5351 Email: email@example.com
Mr. Shane Panettiere – Director Border
Mr. Panettiere was appointed Director Border in January 2017.
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) 3243301 Fax:(679) 3315537 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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 Fax:(679) 330 4936 Email: email@example.com
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) 3243733 Fax: (679) 3301186 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Mr. Jonetani Vuto – Deputy Director Revenue – Customs Division
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 Fax:(679) 3302864 Email: email@example.com
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 Fax:(679) 3318635 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org