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The board of trustees of the Native Land Trust Board comprises the President of the Republic of Fiji as president, the Minister for Fijian Affairs as chairman, five members appointed by the Great Council of Chiefs, three Fijian members appointed by the Fijian Affairs Board from a list of nominees submitted by provincial councils to the Fijian Affairs Board, and not more than two members of any race, appointed by the President. The current members of the Board are as follows:

Ratu Josefa Iloilo – President of Fiji

Ratu Josefa Iloilo is president of the Board of Trustees of the Native Land Trust Board by virtue of his position as President of Fiji. Ratu Iloilo is the Tui Vuda and is paramount chief of Vuda on the northwest coast of Viti Levu. He was Vice President of the Methodist Church of Fiji and Rotuma between 1997 and 1998. Ratu Iloilo is a former teacher, civil administrator, provincial administrator, Member of Parliament and president of the Senate.

                                                          Commodore Voreqe Bainimarama, Prime Minister

 Ratu Romanu Matanitobua

Ratu Tevita Momoedonu

Arivakisati Tukana Bovoro

Arivakisati Tukana Bovoro is the Chief Executive of Fiji Development Bank

Ro Epeli Mataitini

Full Name: Ro Epeli Vakacaracara Mataitini

Born – 19/2/35

Married to Fane Manawalala for 51 years

Academic Qualifications/Career

Junior Cambridge, Marist Brothers’ Hiigh School, 1953

Certificate in Tropical Agriculture, Koronivia Farm Institute, 1957Assistant Land Agent, NLTB, 1954-60

Farm Manager/Instructor, British Solomon Islands Protectorate, 1960-66 Field Officer, Agricultural Department, 1966-68

Agricultural Instructor, Navuso Agricultural School, 1968-71

Farm Manager, Adi Cakobau School, 1977-90


Member of Rewa Tikina and Provincial Councils

Member, Native Lands Tribunal

Member, GCC Task Force

Member, NLTB

Member Rewa Provincial Holdings Ltd

Chairman, Central Division Drainage Board

Member, Board of Governors, Adi Cakobau School

Alipate Qetaki

Director - Qetaki’s Advisory & Consultancy
Legal Practitioner: Barrister & Solicitor, Commissioner for Oaths.
Legal Advisor - Fijian Affairs Board (from 27 March, 2007]
Board Member – Native Land Trust Board (from August, 2007)
Member – Tailevu Provincial Council (April 2008)

Chairperson – Fiji Law Reform Commission (from 1stMarch, 2003)
Law Revision Commissioner (from 1stMarch, 2003)
Attorney-General and Minister for Justice (July 2000 to September 2001)
Permanent Secretary for Justice (1997-2003);
First Parliamentary Counsel (Fiji)(October, 1987 to 8th August, 1997);
Advisor On Law and Justice (Council of Advisors) the Governor-General (1987);
Attorney-General 19th May 1987- 7 September. 1987;
In private practice as Barrister & Solicitor (Suva) - (July 1985 -May 1987);
Assistant General Manager (Legal) Native Land Trust Board (1982 - July 1985);
Legal Officer, Native Land Trust Board (April 1977-1982);

Master of Law (LLM): University of Edinburgh, Scotland (United Kingdom) (1990).
Bachelor of Law (LLB): Victorian University of Wellington (New Zealand (1976)
Barrister and Solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand (February 1977)
Barrister and Solicitor of the High Court of Fiji (August 1977). A Commissioner for Oaths (1977)
Legal Practitioner, Constitutional Lawyer, Legislative Drafter, Law Reformer , Law Revisioner
Member Commonwealth Association of Legislative Council
Member Australasian Law Reform Agency Council
Member of the International Society for the Reform of Criminal Law
Member of the Commission on Folk Law and Legal Pluralism1
Member of Fiji Law Society






Ratu Wiliame Katonivere Maivalili

  Ratu Meli Bolobolo
















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