Board of Directors

October 4, 2022

Mr Mohammed Gani

CCoF Board

Mr. Gani has more than 15 years of extensive commercial experience. He is currently the Country Manager-Fiji & the Pacific Islands at Brother International (NZ) Ltd. Previously, he spent 9 years at the Telecom Fiji Ltd Group with his last position being the National Manager Retail & Customer Service. He holds multiple qualifications in the fields of Business, Engineering, Finance, Management and IT. He has a Master of Business Administration (USP), Master of Commerce (USP), Post Graduate Diploma in Management & Public Administration, Post Graduate Certificate in Financial Administration and Bachelor of Electronics Engineering (Pakistan). Mr. Gani has a keen interest in community development work with a particular focus on youth empowerment initiatives to which he dedicates a substantial amount of his spare time. Mr Gani has been serving as a Board Member of the Council for the past 6 years.

Ms. Elizabeth Jane Algar

CCoF Board

A servant leader with over 15 years combined senior executive experience in corporate services, Ms Elizabeth manages strategic, finance, HR development, asset, general administration and property management. As a management consultant, strategic business advisor, mentor and trainer, Ms Elizabeth has completed projects for Palladium, Cardno, iTaukei Affairs Board, IUCN and RFMF to name a few. Prior to this Elizabeth was also Chairperson for Nasinu and Nausori Town Councils. She has also worked at International Red Cross, APTC and Air Pacific. She holds a Masters in Business Administration from the University of the South Pacific.

Mr. David Edward Solvalu

Mr Solvalu is a lawyer by profession and has over six (6) years’ experience specializing in Legislative Drafting, Policy Reform and Revision, and Legal Research. He has played an integral role in the development of major pieces of Fijian legislation, including the Trademarks Act 2021 and Climate Change Act 2021 and has extensive experience in the reviewing and amending of laws – including the Fijian Competition and Consumer Commission Act 2010, Companies Act 2015 and the Land Transport Act 1998.

Mr Solvalu holds Bachelor of Law Degree, Professional Diploma in Legal Practice and Professional Diploma in Legislative Drafting – all from the University of the South Pacific. Currently he is the Chief Legal Counsel at the Fijian Competition and Consumer Commission. Prior to joining FCCC, Mr Solvalu practised at Howards Lawyers, the Office of the Attorney-General and the Parliament of the Republic of Fiji – Government Chambers. He also serves on the Film Control Board and the Board of Assets Fiji Pte Ltd.

Mr. Shelvin Karan

Mr Karan is the Manager Domestic Conditions at the Reserve Bank of Fiji and has over 14 years of experience as a Macro Economist with experience in Fiji and the region.  Apart from the RBF he has also worked at the International Monetary Fund’s Pacific Office as a Local Economist. Mr Karan has a Master of Commerce and Bachelor of Arts from the University of the South Pacific.

Ms Anabel Ali

Ms Ali is currently the Group Financial Controller and Company Secretary at Fiji Fish Marketing Group Company Ltd and and its 11 related entities in the hospitality, investment and fishing industries – a position she has held for the past 5 years. Prior to this, Ms Ali served as the Manager Audit and Assurance and Business Advisory Services for 10 years. She is also a member of CPA Australia, Australian Institute of Company Directors and Leadership Fiji.

Ms Ali has a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting & Financial Management and Public Administration and Business Management from the University of the South Pacific and Post graduate in Accounting from CPA Australia