Our Management Team

Hasmukh Patel
Chief Executive Officer

Hasmukh joined the Fiji Electricity Authority (FEA) in 1976 as a graduate Electrical Engineer and has served in numerous senior engineering and senior management positions covering technical, field and system operational aspects of electricity networks.

Hasmukh left FEA at the end of 2005 as General Manager Network and became the Joint Managing Director of Kasabias Limited from January 2006 to July 2008 before being recalled to the helm of FEA in August 2008, and ever since has been in this role.

Hasmukh has a First Class Bachelor of Technology degree in Electrical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, India and a Graduate Certificate in Management from Monash in Australia.

Hasmukh is a Chartered Electrical Engineer and a Member of the Institute of Electrical Engineers, UK and Australia to name a few.

Bobby Naimawi
Chief Financial Officer/Board Secretary

Having risen through the ranks within FEA, Bobby has served in various Senior Financial management positions for the past 13 years culminating to his appointment as Chief Financial Officer in 2009.

Bobby is a Chartered Accountant by profession and is a Member of the Fiji Institute of Accountants.

Bobby holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Accounting, Finance & Economics, along with a Masters in Business Administration, from the University of the South Pacific.

Eparama Tawake
General Manager Generation

Eparama has been with the Fiji Electricity Authority for over 30 years, having joined as a Diesel Engine Mechanic Apprentice in 1983.

Eparama has over the years risen through the ranks at FEA serving in several senior mechanical engineering roles within the Generation Business Unit, culminating in his appointment as General Manager Generation in 2007.

Eparama holds a Bachelor of Engineering Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane Australia.

Mohammed Anees Khan
Acting General Manager Major Projects

Anees joined the Fiji Electricity Authority (FEA) in February 2009 as Unit Leader – Civil.

He has played an integral part in the management of major projects, notably the Nadarivatu Renewable Energy Project, The Wainisavulevu Weir Raising Project and the New Kinoya HFO Power Station.

Anees started his civil engineering career as a trainee engineer with the Emperor Gold Mines, Tavua in 2002. Later in the same year he joined the Department of National Roads under Public Works Department as an Asset Management Engineer. In 2003 he joined the Fiji Ports Corporation Ltd as Port Engineer and served as Clients Representative on the Kings Wharf Seismic Upgrade and Rehabilitation Project. In 2005 he joined the Airports Fiji Ltd as Aerodromes Engineer, delivering infrastructure projects like Nadi Airport Apron Slab Replacement, Savusavu Runway Upgrade and formulation of the 2006 Airports Master Plan. He served as the Manager-Building and Civil Works of AFL for a year before joining FEA in 2009.

Anees has to his credit a Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) degree from The University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore, Pakistan and a Masters in Business Management (MBA) from the University of the South Pacific.

Anees has been the Acting General Manager Major Projects since April 2016

Tuvitu Delairewa
General Manager Commercial

Tuvitu Delairewa joined the Fiji Electricity Authority (FEA) in December 2001 and was an active member of the FEA Change Management Team that was instrumental in the initial reforms and transformation of the Authority’s Business Operations & Culture towards a high performance and sustainable Government Statuary Authority.

In 2004, Tuvitu was appointed as the Supply Chain Manager and then was further promoted to General Manager Corporate Services in October 2006.Coupled with this appointment, he also assumed the Chief Inspector role for the FEA Regulatory unit. He has held the position of General Manager Commercial/Chief Inspector for two consecutive terms since 2010.

Tuvitu has a Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical Engineering) Honours degree from Staffordshire University of Technology, UK and a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from the Queensland University of Technology (QUT), Australia.

Om Dutt Sharma
General Manager System Control and Planning

Om joined the Fiji Electricity Authority (FEA) in 1977 as an Electrical Technician Apprentice and has served in numerous positions including senior engineering and senior management positions covering all aspects of electrical design and operation of transmission and distribution networks.

Om was appointed General Manager Network in 2006 and became the General Manager System Planning & Control in August 2013.

Om has a New Zealand Certificate of Electrical Engineering (NZCE) from Authority for Advanced Vocational Awards, New Zealand and a Second Class Honours (1st Division) Bachelor of Engineering degree in Electrical and Electronics from the Brighton Polytechnic (University of Brighton), United Kingdom.

Om became Member of the Institution of Electrical Engineers, UK in 1993 and is a Chartered Electrical Engineer.

Jitendra V. Kumar
General Manager Network

Jitendra joined the Fiji Electricity Authority (FEA) in 1992 as a graduate Electrical Engineer and has served as a senior engineer in the construction, commissioning, operations and maintenance of the power distribution network.

Jitendra holds a Bachelor of Engineering Degree in Electrical & Electronics Engineering from the University of Auckland (NZ).

Jitendra is a member of the Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers (USA).

Randhir Charan
Acting General Manager Human Resources

Randhir joined the FEA in 2016 as the Unit Leader Human Resources. Prior to his appointment at FEA he was employed by the Fiji National University as the NTPC Manager and Manager Training & Recruitment. He was also with the University of Fiji as its Human Resources Manager.

Randhir holds a Post Graduate Diploma in General Management from the University of Fiji , Post Graduate Diploma in Chemistry and Bachelor of Science Degree from USP.

He is also a member of the Australian Human Resource Institute.

 

Annabel Ducia
General Manager Customer Services

Annabel Ducia first joined the Fiji Electricity Authority (FEA) in January 2005 as a Workforce & Training Coordinator.

She left FEA in January, 2010 to take up the position of National Manager Customer Services at Telecom Fiji Limited (TFL).

With her vast experience in the communications and the energy sector, and having served in a number of Senior Management positions at FEA & TFL in the areas of Customer Services & Account Management Annabel rejoined FEA as General Manager Customer Services and became part of the Executive Management Group in February 2013.

Annabel has to her credit a Masters in Management from the University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia, a Graduate Certificate in Work Place Development from Monash, Melbourne, Australia and a Graduate Higher Technician Certificate in Telecommunications from the Telecommunications Training Centre, Suva, Fiji.

Umesh Chandra
Chief Information Officer

Umesh joined the FEA in January 2016. He has worked in various roles in private sector and government organisations in Fiji and abroad and has over 20 years’ experience in the Information and Communications Technology industry. Prior to joining the FEA, he held an executive management position at the Fiji Revenue & Customs Authority from 2005 to 2015.

Umesh pursued his studies in Bachelor of Arts in Computing Studies at the University of Canberra followed by a Post Graduate Certificate in Business Administration from the University of Southern Queensland. He also holds an ITIL Foundation certification in IT Service Management.