Board of Directors

SPX Board of Directors

Salvin-Nand.jpg Mr Salvin Nand (Acting Chairperson)
Appointed 9 February 2022
Mr Nand is a registered Barrister and Solicitor in Fiji with over 11 years of legal experience with a keen interest in Intellectual Property, Competition Laws and Companies, and Securities Law. At present Mr Nand has his own Private Practice in Lautoka in the style of S NAND LAWYERS. Prior to establishing his legal practice, Mr Nand was a Senior Lecturer in Law at the University of Fiji. Mr Nand has been researching and teaching intellectual property and corporate laws in the Pacific for the past 10 years. He holds a Master of Laws in intellectual property with distinction from the Queensland University of Technology. He has a second Master of Laws degree from the Victoria University of Wellington. Mr Nand’s major research paper focused on the Regulation of Insider Trading on Stock markets. Further to legal studies, he has completed a Postgraduate Diploma in Governance and Public Policy. Mr Nand is a co-editor of the Asia-Pacific Journal of Education, Business, and Society (APJEBS). Mr Nand has published various research papers and wrote chapters in Books relating to Intellectual Property, Securities law, Public Policy, and Small to Medium Enterprises issues and has presented on his research papers at various international/local conferences.
Mr Saiyad Hussain (Deputy Chairperson)
Appointed 14 August 2007
Mr Hussain is the General Manager Finance and Administration of the Fiji Development Bank. Mr Hussain is a Chartered Accountant by profession and is also a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a Member of the Fiji Institute of Bankers. Mr Hussain has a Postgraduate Diploma in Banking and Financial Management and also holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Accounting and Financial Management, Economics and Public Administration and Management from The University of the South Pacific.


 
Ms Rowena Fong
Appointed 11 June 2018
Ms Fong is the former Chief Executive Officer of Merchant Finance Limited. She has experience in the capital markets industry particularly Unit Trusts and stockbroking, properties, and finance industry. She holds a Master’s in Business Administration from The University of the South Pacific (USP), a Graduate Certificate in Applied Finance & Investment from Financial & Securities Institute of Australasia (FINSIA) and a Bachelor of Arts majoring in Management & Public Administration and Information Systems from USP. She has also successfully completed the Australian Institute of Company Fiji Directors (AICD) Course and is a member of the AICD.

Mr Gyanesh Rueben
Appointed 13 September 2019
Mr Rueben is currently the Head of Investments with BSP Life (Fiji) Limited. He has more than 17 years of professional experience in Accounting & Financial Management, Risk, Governance, Investments & Portfolio Management. Prior to joining BSP Life, Mr Rueben served with Unit Trust of Fiji (Management) Limited for 15 years as the Head of Finance & Operations and as part of Executive Management Team. Mr Rueben has a Master’s in Business Administration, Post Graduate Diploma and Degree in Commerce & Financial Management from The University of the South Pacific. He also has a Post Graduate Certificate in Applied Finance from Kaplan Professional. Mr Rueben is a senior associate with the Financial & Securities Institute of Australasia (SA-FINSIA) and is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD). Mr Rueben also has experience with other Board's and Board Sub-Committees.