The Awards are overseen by a Board of Trustees, all of whom have extensive experience in the tourism sector and one of whom is always the CEO of Tourism Fiji. Trustees share a common goal of wishing to see and actively encouraging Fiji tourism operators to strive towards and achieve excellence.


Ms Debra Sadranu

  • Chair – Board of Trustees, ANZ Fiji Excellence in Tourism Awards
  • Founder & MD, Essence Group Fiji
  • President of South Pacific Association of Beauty & Spa CIDESCO Fiji

Brad Rutherford

  • CEO, South Sea Cruises
  • Vice President SOFTA

Craig Powell

  • Hospitality and Tourism Consultant
  • Honorary Trustee for PASH

Brent Hill

  • Chief Executive Officer, Tourism Fiji

Fantasha Lockington

  • CEO, Fiji Hotel and Tourism Association

Kameli Batiweti

  • Chief Executive Officer – Fiji Commerce & Employers Federation
  • President – Fiji Human Resources Institute

Bill Whiting

  • Chairman, Pacific Bedbank¬†