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PROFILE: Ratu Finau Mara

PROFILE: Ratu Finau Mara
Ratu Finau Mara.
October 03
10:50 2015

Ratu Alifereti Finau Mara, born 1960, lawyer, politician and diplomat.

  • He was educated at Otago University, N.Z. (LL.B. (Law), 1983) and at Cambridge University, U.K. (LL.M. (Law), 1986).
  • Served as a Legal Officer in the Attorney General’s Chamber from 1984, and later Principal Legal Officer in 1986.
  • Chief Administrative Officer for Foreign Affairs (Fiji) 1987, Charge d’Affaires at the Fijian Embassy in Washington, D.C. 1991.
  • He was elected to the House of Representatives in 1994, Cabinet Minister for Fijian Affairs 1997/1999, Chairman of the Native Land Trust Board.
  • He was appointed as Fiji’s Ambassador to the United Nations in 1999.
  • Appointed Roving Ambassador and High Commissioner in 2001.



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