DG                                                                                                                            Ambassador Amena Yauvoli
                                                                                                                     Director General


Ambassador Yauvoli is an experienced Fijian diplomat. He studied at the University of the South Pacific and received his Master of Commerce in Development Economics and Master of Commerce (Honours) from University of Wollongong, Australia. He was formerly the interim Secretary General of the Pacific Islands Development Forum (PIDF) before he was appointed as Ambassador for Climate Change and Oceans.

Ambassador Yauvoli previously served as Fiji’s Permanent Secretary for Foreign Affairs.

Apart from other senior Fiji Government appointments, he had also served as Senior Policy Adviser for Sustainable Development with the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) from January 2004 to December 2005 and Manager/Director of the Secretariat of the Pacific Community North Pacific Regional Office in Federated States of Micronesia from February 2008 to December 2012.

Ambassador Yauvoli was appointed as the Director General of the Melanesian Spearhead Group Secretariat on April 2016.