Our Team

Claude Nomsi Mpirat

Financial Inclusion Specialist - Timor-Leste

Prior joining PFIP, Claude, a Senior Risk Management and Banking Supervision Expert, has carried out several consulting assignments, as technical consultant, in various geographies, including Africa, Central and Eastern Europe, Asia, and the Balkan region. The assignments were related to Basel II and Basel III implementation, Risk Management assessment, risk-based supervision, and SME finance. He...

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Simione Veilawa

Financial Inclusion Researcher

Simione is currently a Financial Inclusion Researcher for the Pacific Financial Inclusion Programme in Suva. Prior to joining PFIP, Simione worked as a Research Assistant conducting studies in rural and urban areas around Fiji. He holds a bachelor’s degree in arts with plans in pursuing a postgraduate diploma in Economics. 

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Reginald Singh

Financial Inclusion Researcher

Reginald is a Research Officer at the PFIP Office in Suva. He works on insurance related activities and is currently focusing on Climate Insurance, Climate Finance and Insurance awareness campaigns in the Pacific. Prior to joining PFIP, Reginald worked at BSP Life Insurance in Suva, Fiji.  He holds a bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science and...

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Olivia Vakaosooso

Financial Education Officer

Olivia is the Financial Education Officer overseeing financial education activities at a regional and country level alongside the Financial Education specialist. Prior to her current role, she joined PFIP as a community development assistant providing support for country level projects.  She holds a degree in Bachelor of Arts, majoring in Politics and Law and is...

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Vula Ramawaqa

Programme Assistant

Vula is the Programme Assistant for the Pacific Financial Inclusion Programme (PFIP)  since 2008, the year of the Programmes inception.  Prior to this Vula worked at the United Nations Development Programme, Youth With a Mission (YWAM) in Australia, the Fiji Bible Society, Telecom Fiji and with the Ministry of Energy for three years on a...

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