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                       Opetaia Ravai – Chief Executive Officer
                                         MBA, BSC, DC, HTC
Tevita Mau - Manager Strategic Planning
      MBA, BA(Accounting and Financial Management/ Management and
Public Administration) University of the South Pacific

Business Unit

Executive Support Unit

Executive Support Office plays an important role in the Executive Office.  Consisting of two staff their responsibilities include:
  • To compliment  the CEO’s daily function
  • Board Secretarial
  • Management Committee secretarial
  • Board Sub Committee Secretarial
  • General Correspondences
  • Driving duties
  • Prepare identification cards for all WAF Staff
  • Any other Administrative Functions as directed by CEO

Meet our Executive Support Team:

Harmahindera Sharma

 Executive Personal Assistant to CEO



                                                                      Timaima Biaudamu
                                                                    Executive Support Officer 



                                                                       Albert Prasad 
                                                                     Executive Driver

Internal Audit Unit

The Internal Audit Unit was established through the foresight of the Chief Executive Officer and the Board in trying to minimise wastage,maximise accountability in its operations and administration and in achieving its vision and mission in the delivery of its core functions.

Meet our Internal Audit Team:    

Sitting L-R:Isimeli Kunabuli- Lead Investigator, Seruwaia Takape-Support Officer, Josaia Sadole-Team Leader 

Standing L-R: Noa Rokotoro-Project Staff, Edward Lee-Investigator, Muni Krishna-Internal Auditor

Strategic Planning Unit

The Strategic Planning Unit was established for the following reasons:
1. Construction and Formulation of Key Strategic Documents
2. Innovation
3. Identifying Opportunities
4. Forecasting and Planning
5. Analysis and Information Presentation to Management for Decision Making
6. New Business Development

Meet our Strategic Planning Team:

L-R: Manasa Tusulu-Senior Business Analyst, Josaia Tagivetaua-Business Analyst, Tevita Mau - Manager Strategic Planning, Seymour Singh - Business Analyst, Apakuki Vunibola - Business Analyst Process Re-engineer.

Legal Unit

The primary role of the Legal Department is to provide legal advice and interpretation service on existing laws and regulatory requirements to ensure compliance.

Meet our Legal Team:

Sitting: Manager Legal/Board Secretary- Talei Ligairi

Left-Right:Paula Vea- Legal Officer, Adi Maisokeni Gucake-Legal Administration Officer, Saimoni Matasarasara- Board Compliance Officer, Akosita Matakaca- Senior Legal Officer, Raymond Traill-Investigation Support Officer


Corporate Communications

WAF Corporate Communications Team is responsible for the Water Authority's media relations, corporate imaging/branding, marketing, public relations and branding.

Meet our Corporate Communication Team:

(L-R) Salaseini Moceiwai- Corporate Communications Support Officer, Saleshni Chaudhary-Corporate Communications Officer,  Lavinia Vulawalu -Corporate Communications -Graphic Designer

Human Resources Unit

The Human Resources Unit objective is to provide support, develop the talent, and ensure compliance to Occupational & Health standards and give Management advice on industrial relations issues and emerging HR trends.

Meet our Human Resources Team:

Rural and Outer Island Maritime Scheme

WAF’s Rural and Maritime Water Supply (RMWS) Unit’S  core functions under the new Rural Water and Sanitation Policy (RWSP) are closely aligned to the pillars in the People’s Charter for Change, Peace and Progress as well as the strategies and policies outlined in the Roadmap for Democracy and the Sustainable Socio – Economic Development (RDSSED) Framework.

Under the new RWSP, it is also aligned to support the United Nations mandate as declared under the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).
The RMWS aims to achieve four key basic fundamental building blocks needed for an efficient and sustainable water resources and wastewater systems in Fiji.
They are:
(i) Strengthening the capacity for water and sanitation planning and engineering through the effective implementation of appropriate policies and     management plans in the rural areas,
(ii) Adopting management framework that is structured and efficient,
(iii) Enhancing water supply quality and sustainability through effective
collaboration with relevant stakeholders, and
(iv) Increasing access to affordable, reliable and high quality clean drinking water and safe wastewater management and sanitation systems.
RMWS under the governance of RWSP in its capacity as a Medium Term Policy aims to strengthen and improve water supply services and wastewater management services in the rural areas of Fiji in years to come.

Meet our Rural Team:


Sitting L-R: Mr. Jekope Finiasi (Clerical officer), Mr. Vula Vakacegu (Manager Regional Water Development Affairs), Mr. Rupeni Radio (Clerical officer)


Standing L-R: Mr. Waqa K (Clerical officer), Mr. Maika Nagalu (Rural PRO), Mrs. Litiana Talei (Clerical Officer), Mr. Tuinaro Rokowaqa (Technical Officer), Ms. Sekolaia Tale (Clerical Officer), Mr. Poliani Tagica (Support Officer), Mr. Timoci Turaga Jnr (Project Leader West/North)

Information Communication Technology Unit (ICT)

The chief function of the ICT unit is to support and enable use of ICT’s as a strategic tool to improve the management and day to day running of the organisation.

Meet our ICT Team:

L-R  : Abdul Imran- IT Technician, Uraia Nute- IT Technician, Tara Falemaka-IT Technician ,Ronal Nair- Team Leader IT, Tomasi Motu- IT Attache, Sailosi Ralulu- IT Technician


Security Unit

The main functions of WAF Security Unit is to provide general Security services for the organisation in ensuring that Water Authority of Fiji achieves its objectives, Mission and Vision.

Meet our Security Unit:

From left-right (front)-Peni Galuvakadua – Team Leader Security Fiji, Apolosi Tarakinikini – Supervisor Security Fiji, Paulo Vuli – Security Officer Wailoku, Jonacani Salabula – Site Commander National Office, Adriu Solomone – Security Officer National Office, Timoci Bainivalu – Security Officer Wailoku

From left-right (back) Leone Lautabui – Security Driver, Asesela Cabe – Security Officer National Office, Filipe Alifereti – Security Officer National Office, Joela Sovalevu – Security Officer National Office, Joseva Ceinaturaga – Security Officer Wailoku, Iliesa Veretaki – Security Officer National Office, Tevita Tawake – Security Officer National Office





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