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Francis Chung – Veteran Accountant, Director Dies

The board of directors of Kontiki Finance Ltd has announced the passing of director, Francis Chung. Mr Chung joined Kontiki on August 21, 2014, bringing with him many years of
24 Nov 2020 11:30
Francis Chung – Veteran Accountant, Director Dies
Francis Chung

The board of directors of Kontiki Finance Ltd has announced the passing of director, Francis Chung.

Mr Chung joined Kontiki on August 21, 2014, bringing with him many years of knowledge and experience in accounting, taxation, and management.

Mr Chung graduated from the University of Canterbury, New Zealand, with a Bachelor of Commerce in 1974 and completed his Fiji accountancy qualification in 1986.

He went on to join then Ernst and Whinney in 1986, where he became the sole partner of the firm from 1988 to 1999, specialising in tax and business advisory.

 

Retirement
Following the firm’s international transition to Ernst & Young, he served as managing partner from 2000 until his retirement in 2011.

He was a director of several other companies including Capital Insurance Fiji and Tonga, Solander Pacific, and Drone Services Fiji Pte Ltd.

In addition to his directorships, he served as a trustee for United Trust and was also the honorary treasurer for several organisations such as the Fiji Red Cross Society, Champagnat Marist Education and Fiji Fishing Industry Association.

Mr Chung passed away peacefully on November 18, 2020, in Australia aged 68.

He is survived by his wife Lily and three children, Elaine, Sarah, and Patrick.


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