People

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One of our core Values is People - We respect and value our people and our customers. We take great pride in the diversity of our people. We are committed to the care and development of staff through training and will continue to provide the necessary learning and development opportunities, empowering our staff to contribute to our growing business. Our programs ensure that all staff understand how the corporate Vision and Values positively impacts individual behaviours and drives the BSP Life culture.

We have other programs to measure how well staff are managed to make BSP Life a better organisation for customers, staff and insurance advisors to provide assurance and good results for our shareholders.

Executive Management:

Our executive management team have a wide range of skills and experience which is an important prerequisite to ensuring we better serve the needs of our customers, shareholders and staff.

Managing Director - Malakai Naiyaga

Our Executive Management is led by the Managing Director, Michael Nacola who has served for several years as General Manager Distribution & Marketing before taking up the Managing Director role. With his appointment as the Managing Director in 2019, Michael is a Director on the of BSP Life (Fiji ) Ltd, BSP Health Care (Fiji) Ltd and the Suva Private Hospital Pte Ltd. Prior to his appointment as Managing Director, Michael served as an Executive Director of BSP Finance and a Director of Oceania Hospitals Pte Ltd and Future Farms Ltd. Michael is currently a member of the Insurance Council of Fiji.

Managing Director - Malakai Naiyaga

Pramesh Sharma is General Manager Investments.  Pramesh has served in numerous management roles with the Merchant Bank of Fiji and Westpac Bank before joining BSP Life in 2008.  Pramesh's broad investment background will ensure the investments of our policy holders are well placed to generate viable returns.

Managing Director - Malakai Naiyaga

Shayne Sorby is General Manager Legal and Compliance. Prior to joining BSP Life, Shayne worked for renowned local law firms, Howards as an Associate for 7 years, then as Associate and later Senior Associate at Munro Leys where she was for 8 years before joining Lyndhurst in 2015. She was General Manager Legal for Lyndhurst Limited from 2015 before joining BSP Life. Shanye brings with her a wealth of experience and knowledge of commercial legal practise and will be an asset to the business.

Managing Director - Malakai Naiyaga


Munendra Naidu is Chief Financial Officer with responsibility over Finance, Actuarial, Product Development and Procurement.  Munen is the only qualified Actuary in Fiji obtaining his qualifications from the Institute of Actuaries in the United Kingdom and Macquarie University of Australia.

 Atelina Muavono
Atelina Muavono is the Chief Operations Officer. Atelina's illustrious career has spanned more than 35 years, journeying from the then Colonial Mutual Life Assurance Limited (CMLA), to Colonial Fiji Life Limited and now BSP Life Fiji Limited. In October 2013, Atelina took on the Head of Insurance Operations role, where she led the largest division of BSP Life. Her experience, knowledge and insight gained from being part of and leading various teams including a Call Centre, Assistant Manager at a Retail Bank branch and Health Insurance Operations enabled her to transform BSP Life Operations to be more customer centric.

Managing Director - Malakai Naiyaga


Appointed Actuary

As required under the Insurance Act of 1998, David Goodsall was appointed Actuary for BSP Life (Fiji) Limited in December 2010.

David is the Director of Synge and Noble Pty Ltd., a specialist advisory firm based in Sydney Australia.  He is a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries of Australia, a Chartered Enterprise Risk Analyst, an Associate f the Society of Actuaries and a Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.  He has had extensive experience in the Australian and Indonesian markets, having 13 appointed actuary roles and has been Advisor to numerous major life and wealth management organisations.