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First For FNPF: Two Women On Board Same Time

For the first time in its 50 year history, two women have been appointed at the same time as board members of the Fiji National Provident Fund. Women have been
20 Feb 2016 08:37
First For FNPF: Two Women On Board Same Time

For the first time in its 50 year history, two women have been appointed at the same time as board members of the Fiji National Provident Fund.

Women have been on the board previously, but solo and seldom.

Next Tuesday Makereta Konrote and Bhavna Narayan will take on their new roles as board members of Fiji’s largest financial institution.

Their term will run for four years.

Ms Konrote is the Acting Permanent Secretary of Finance.

She has worked as a senior civil servant for many years and as senior advisor to the Executive Director of the World Bank.

Ms Konrote has extensive experience and knowledge in economic policy formulation, Financial Management and public sector reforms.

Ms Konrote is a member of a number of Boards and is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

She holds a Master of Environmental and Resource Economics qualification from the Australian National University, Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics and Public Administration from the University of the South Pacific.

Bhavna Narayan is a Partner at the Law firm Lateef & Lateef. Ms Narayan holds a Bachelor of Law from the University of the South Pacific and Diploma in Legal Practice from USP’s Institute of Justice & Applied Legal Studies.

She has extensive experience in general/ commercial litigation and advice including debt recovery.

Besides being a fulltime Legal Practitioner, Ms Narayan has also done part time tutoring in law at the University of the South Pacific and Central Queensland University.



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