Leadership Team - Telecom Fiji Limited

leadership team

Telecom Fiji’s leadership team works to ensure we remain strongly connected to our vision, mission, and values.


Our experienced and inspirational leaders are responsible for driving Telecom Fiji’s continued success. They steer the direction of the company and enable the delivery of exceptional outcomes to our shareholders, our employees and to the people of Fiji.

Charles Goundar
Chief Executive Officer

Charles brings vast experience to his role as Telecom Fiji CEO. His 19 years with the company underpins his impressive knowledge and understanding of the sector. Prior to being appointed CEO, Charles held the position of General Manager – Sales and Retail. He holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree from the University of the South Pacific, Fiji.

Samuela Vadei
General Manager Corporate Services and Human Resources

Samuela is a Solicitor with over 26 years’ experience in the telecommunications sector. He began his career at Telecom Fiji in 1993 as the company’s Legal Counsel. Samuela holds a Bachelor of Law degree from Bond University, Australia.

Mesake Tuinabua
Chief Technical Officer

Mesake is an experienced Engineer who has worked at Telecom Fiji for 16 years. He has held many roles during his career with the company – most recently, Manager Network Operation. Mesake holds multiple qualifications, including a Masters in Information Systems and a Bachelor of Engineering Technology degree from University of the South Pacific, Fiji.

Ashika Nandni
Financial Controller

Ashika has been with Telecom Fiji for two years. She has substantial telecommunication experience, having worked in the same role for another telco provider. She holds a bachelor of Arts degree, is a Chartered Accountant (Fiji) and is a Certified Practising Accountant (CPA) Australia.

Jennifer Canlas
Manager Project Management Office

Jennifer joins us from the Philippines where she worked for 10 years within both the Telecommunications and IT sectors . Her experience spans Project, Program & Portfolio Management and Analytics and she has held various Engineering and Technical Sales roles. Jennifer holds a Bachelor of Science in Electronics and Communications Engineering.

Namcyka Nand
Manager Internal Audit

Starting with Telecom Fiji as a Senior Internal Auditor six years ago, Namcyka has served over three years as an Assistant Auditor and Auditor in the Fiji Office of the Auditor General. She holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Majors in Accounting & Economics) and is a Certified Practising Accountant (CPA) Australia.

Shalvin Narayan
Head of ICT

Shalvin has worked for Telecom Fiji for seven years, starting as an Application Developer and working in a variety of roles including Systems Analyst and Senior Applications Developer. He holds a Masters in Computing and Information Systems from University of the South Pacific, Fiji.

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