FNPF Board Appointment

The Fiji National Provident Fund Board of Directors are delighted to announce the appointment of the Acting Permanent Secretary for Economy, Shiri Gounder as a member of the FNPF Board. He officially joined the Fund as a Board Director on 24 June 2021.

Mr. Gounder has around 15 years of professional experience with both the Reserve Bank of Fiji and the Ministry of Economy in areas of national budget formulation, taxation & customs policy, public financial management, macroeconomic policy and strategic management.

He is also a Board Director at the Reserve Bank of Fiji, Fiji Revenue and Customs Service, Energy Fiji Limited, Unit Trust of Fiji and Fiji Investment Corporation Limited.

Mr. Gounder holds a Masters with Distinction in International and Development Economics from the Australian National University, a Post Graduate Diploma in Economics and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics & Accounting from the University of the South Pacific.

His appointment is made in accordance with the process mandated under Section 7 of the Fiji National Provident Fund Act, 2011, which requires directors to be equipped with the appropriate skills and expertise. The appointment vests with the Minister of Economy, following a Fit and Proper Assessment by the Reserve Bank of Fiji.

Mr. Gounder replaces the former PS Economy Makereta Konrote, on the FNPF board.