Executive Management

Mr. Visvanath Das – Acting Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Das was appointed Acting Chief Executive Officer in December 2015.

Prior to this, Mr. Das was the General Manager Taxation.

Mr. Das is responsible for the overall strategic leadership and management of the Fiji Revenue & Customs Authority (FRCA), 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: vdas@frca.org.fj

Mr. Kumar Sami Goundar – General Manager Customs

Mr. Goundar was appointed General Manager Customs in 2016.

Prior to this, Mr. Goundar was National Manager Revenue Collection, Customs since August 2009.

He is responsible for the overall management and leadership of Customs services which include revenue collection, customs compliance and border control.

Mr. Goundar has 37 years customs industry experience.

Telephone:(679) 324 3010 Fax:(679) 3302864

Email: kgoundar@frca.org.fj

Mr. Fazrul Rahman – Acting General Manager Taxation

Mr. Rahman was appointed Acting General Manager Taxation in January 2015.

Prior to this, Mr. Rahman was National Manager Policy since August 2009.

He is responsible for the overall management and leadership of Taxation services which include revenue collection, audit & compliance, debt management and gold card services.

Mr. Rahman has 12 years of industry experience.

Telephone:(679) 3243021 Fax:(679) 3302321

Email: frahman@frca.org.fj

Mrs. 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 FRCA’s Strategic & operational technology enablement and Knowledge Management Systems.

Ms. Yalimaiwai has 5 years of industry experience.

Telephone:(679) 3243102 Fax:(679) 3301314

Email: eyalimaiwai@frca.org.fj

 

Mr. Muni Ratna – National Manager Revenue Collection – Taxation

Mr. Ratna was appointed National Manager Revenue collection 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 FRCA.

Telephone:(679) 324 3501 Fax:(679) 330 4936

Email: mratna@frca.org.fj

 

Mrs. Fane Vave- National Manager International & Stakeholder Engagement

Ms. Vave was appointed National Manager International & Stakeholder Engagement on 17th August 2016.

Prior to this, 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.

Ms. Vave leads the International Relations Team, as well as the Public Relations Team. Her focus will be on guiding and supporting the International Team with the establishment of the Asia Pacific Regional Vice- Chair Secretariat office. Next will be to focus on refreshing our international and stakeholder engagement strategies to support achievement of FRCA’s world class vision.

Telephone:(679) 3243006 Fax:(679) 3315537

Email: fvave@frca.org.fj

 

 

Mr. Jonetani Vuto – Acting National Manager Revenue – Customs Division

Mr. Vuto was appointed Acting National Manager Revenue – Customs in September 2016.

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 26 years customs industry experience.

Telephone:(679) 324 3350 Fax:(679) 3302864

Email: jvuto@frca.org.fj

 

Ms. Kelerayani Dawai – Acting National Manager Audit & Compliance

Ms. Dawai was appointed Acting National Manager Audit & Compliance in April 2016.

Prior to this, Ms. Dawai was Acting National Manager Debt Management unit and Lodgment Enforcement from January 2016 and she held the position of Chief Auditor Debt Management Services since April 2012.

She is responsible for the overall management and leadership of the taxation audit & compliance programs and initiatives to promote voluntary compliance.

Ms. Dawai has 18 years of diverse work experience across Teaching, Customs, Auditing, Finance and Taxation.

Telephone:(679) 324 3601 Fax:(679) 330 5624

Email: kdawai@frca.org.fj

 

Ms. Raemila Rakesh – Acting National Manager Border Control

Ms. Rakesh was appointed Acting National Manager Border Control in June 2016.

Ms. Rakesh has held several positions within the Customs Division and was the Acting Manager Border Control, Suva before her current appointment.She has 27 years customs industry experience.

Telephone:(679) 324 3301 Fax:(679) 330 5138

Email: rrakesh@frca.org.fj

 

Mr. Shameem Khan – Acting National Manager Risk & Compliance – Customs

Mr. Khan was appointed Acting National Manager Risk & Compliance in September 2016.

Prior to this, Mr. Khan was Acting National Manager Revenue – Customs.

Mr. Khan was Chief Investigation Officer in Internal Assurance since 2007.

He is responsible for the overall management and leadership of Customs Risk & Compliance.

Mr. Khan has 26 years customs industry experience.

Telephone:(679) 324 3350 Fax:(679) 330 2864

Email: skhan@frca.org.fj

 

Mrs. Timaima Rayawa – Acting National Manager Legal Services

Mrs. Rayawa was appointed Acting National Manager Legal Services in July 2016.

Prior to this, Mrs. Rayawa was Team Leader Legal since August 2015.

She is responsible for the overall management and leadership of Legal Services.

Mrs. Rayawa has 10 years legal industry experience.

Telephone:(679) 324 3040 Fax:(679) 330 7693

Email: trayawa@frca.org.fj

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HEAD OFFICE LOCATION

CONTACT DETAILS

Revenue & Customs Services Complex,
Lot 1 Corner of Queen Elizabeth Drive
& Ratu Sukuna Road,
Nasese,
Suva.
Phone: (+679) 3243000
Fax: (679) 3315537
Email: info@frca.org.fj