Ms Kalpana LalBoard Member (Since April 2019)
Ms. Lal, is a Fellow of CPA Australia, holds a Master’s in Business Administration with Distinction from Deakin University, Australia, Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of the South Pacific in Accounting, Financial Management and Information Systems and is a graduate of Fiji Directors Course with AICD. She is an accomplished executive with over 17 years of experience in executive management roles covering disciplines of accounting, financial management, project management, investments and corporate governance.
Ms. Lal is the first female to have been awarded the Chartered Accountant of the Year by Fiji Institute of Accountants at their Annual Congress in April 2017, has been awarded Excellence in Executive Leadership by Women in Business in 2019 and recognized by Rotary International as a Paul Harris Fellow for her contribution to the local communities in Fiji.
She is a Chartered Accountant (CA) with the Fiji Institute of Accountants. She is also the Chairperson of Amalgamated Telecom Holdings Limited (ATH), Chairperson of Vodafone Fiji Limited (VFL), Board Director of Fijian Holdings Limited (FHL), Board Member of Pacific Governance Institute (PCGI) and Board Member of Women in Business (WIB Fiji). Ms. Lal also currently serves as Chair of the FNPF Board Audit and Risk Committee and is a member of the Board Investment Committee.
Ms. Lal is professional member of CPA Australia, Australian Institute of Company Directors, Fiji Institute of Accountants and Member of Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.