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Housing Authority Welcomes New CEO

Housing Authority Welcomes New CEO
June 20
11:00 2017

Punit Sethi has been appointed the new chief executive officer of the Housing Authority of Fiji with immediate effect.

He succeeds Isikeli Navuda and the post is for an initial three-year term.

Mr  Sethi is from India and is a civil engineer with M.Tech in Environmental Engineering, MBA and PHD in quality construction.

He joins the authority with a wealth of experience in expansion/development, quality construction, tendering/leasing, operations, tenant management, engineering and commercial operations.

“Mr  Sethi has expertise in affordable/low cost housing/smart cities and infrastructure development like sea-ports airports, highways, power plants and special economic zones,” Acting Housing Authority board Chairman Umarji Musa said.

“He has expertise in affordable/low cost housing/smart cities and infrastructure development like sea-ports, airports, highways, power plants and special economic zones.”

In terms of work experience, Mr  Sethi has experience with prestigious companies such as Reliance Infrastructure in India and projects in Dubai/United Arab Emirates, Africa, France, Malaysia and India.

With Mr Sethi’s techno-commercial background, “the board is confident in his ability to chart a new direction forward and we’re looking forward to working with him,” Mr Musa added.

“I am here in service of people of Fiji and I’ve come with that mind in fact. My basic focus would be to provide housing for all concepts,” Mr  Sethi said.

“Housing Authority is a very great organisation. I will try and take Housing Authority to the next

level of success and even to our people of Fiji to whatever we can provide.

“My aim is to do whatever I do be visible on the ground and for that I will need the support of my board members and support of people of Fiji.”

He said he would be going for quality and speedy construction and there was a need for improvement in quality.

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