Easter Chu Shing is the new Deputy Director General of the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP). Chu Shing has worked with SPREP for the past 10 years, originally as the Biodiversity Adviser and then as Director of Environmental Monitoring and Governance.
Zed Seselja is Australia’s new Minister for International Development and the Pacific. He replaces Alex Hawke, who has been promoted to the more senior cabinet role of Minister for Immigration, Citizenship, Migrant Services and Multicultural Affairs.
New Caledonia’s SLN nickel company has a new CEO, Guillaume Verschaeve, who will have the challenging task of restructuring operations to avoid insolvency. He replaces Colin McGibbon, who was in the role less than a year.
Regional telco, Amalgamated Telecom Holdings (ATH) has three new directors, Tupou’tuah Baravilala, who is Fiji’s Director-General for Digital Transformation, Cybersecurity and Communication, Viliame Vodonaivalu, who is currently Chief Investment Officer at the Fiji National Provident Fund and Pravinesh Singh, who is FNPF’s Chief Financial Officer. The new directors replace Ajith Kodagoda, Tom Ricketts and Arun Narsey.
Read more Movers and Shakers- a monthly feature- in our January issue.