Mr. Joweli Vueta Taoi

Joweli Vueta TaoiBoard Member (Since March 2023)

Mr Taoi is an industry expert who has 30 years of experience in the international shipping, warehouse & distribution, supply chain management and trade facilitation advisor. His career commenced as a management cadet for Burns Phillip, not long thereafter, was appointed as the Country Manager for the internationally renowned company DHL.

In 1995, Mr Taoi established Freight Services (Fiji), a family owned logistic & moving company. Freight Services (Fiji) is ISO 9001:2015 certified and offers a suite of services that includes being a licensed international freight forwarder, bonded transit depot, third party fulfillment center and a licensed customhouse broker.

Mr Taoi was a member of various boards relevant and crucial to export trade, financial and private sector development in Fiji. He was actively involved in the establishment and is a board member of the Fiji Indigenous Business Council – a forum that encourages I-Taukei participation in commerce via mainstream engagement and lobbying; he was the Secretary to the Textile Clothing & Footwear Council of Fiji (TCF).

Mr Taoi was the former President for the Fiji Papua New Guinea Business Council, and member of the boards for the Fiji New Zealand Business Council and Merchant Finance Limited from 2013 to 2016. Mr Taoi is fluent with the International Trade Facilitation & Investment Fiji and the Pacific Region. He was a past President of Rotary Club of Suva and the current Board Chair of the Raiwaqa Health Centre.