Management Team

Chief Executive Officer


Mr. Nafitalai Cakacaka

General Manager Business Risk Services

Nafitalai Cakacaka, currently Acting Chief Executive Officer, is the Fiji Development Bank’s General Manager Business Risk Services. He is also the key liaison personnel with the Green Climate Fund Secretariat for Fiji’s accreditation through the FDB.

Nafitalai has over thirty years of experience in development banking and strategic risk management. He is involved in various capacities in stakeholder engagements, promoting sustainable development of projects in Fiji’s rural agro-based sectors, as well as infrastructure, clean energy and small and medium enterprises.

He has been instrumental in incorporating the principles of financial inclusion and literacy inimportant policy and development agenda at the Bank and at the national level.

He is a Member of Fiji’s National Financial Inclusion Task force and serves as Chairman of the Inclusive Products & Services Working Group. He is also a member of the Fiji Institute of Bankers.

Nafitalai holds a Bachelor of Arts in Business Management from the University of the South Pacific and a Certificate Masters-level in Banking from the Pacific Bankers Management Institute, Pacific Coast Banking School, USA.

Mr. Tevita Madigibuli

General Manager Relationship & Sales

Mr. Madigibuli was previously the Manager of the Asset Management Unit and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Business Studies and a Diploma in Tropical Agriculture as well as a Master’s in Business Administration from the University of the South Pacific (Fiji).

Mr. Saiyad Hussain

General Manager Finance & Administration

Mr. Hussain is a Chartered Accountant by profession and previously held the position of Manager Finance with FDB. He holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Financial Management, a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting and Financial Management and a Diploma in Economics from the University of the South Pacific (Fiji).

Ms. Mere Aisake Asi

General Manager Talent & Organisational Development

Ms. Mere was formally the Manager Policies & Product at the HFC Bank prior to joining the Fiji Development Bank. She was also the Sales & Marketing Manager at Computer Services Limited (CSL) Samoa. She holds a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) from the Central Queensland University (CQU) in Fiji and a Post Graduate Diploma in Management.