Mr. Ioane Koroivuki , Regional Director of International Telecommunication Union (ITU), Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific, Bangkok, Thailand. He was the Chief Executive Officer of Fiji International Telecommunications Limited (FINTEL) and worked in various facets of communications including switching, data, satellite and submarine cable transmission systems. He was responsible for all of FINTEL's business operations, including accountabilities as the Landing Party Operations Manager for the Southern Cross Cable Landing in Fiji. He was also responsible for FINTEL's Network and Technology department where he was assigned to assist in transitioning Fiji’s International Gateway from analogue to digital systems, including the introduction of the first NGN platform. Furthermore, he was seconded to start up the Pacific Islands Telecommunications Association (PITA). The Pacific regional body managing the telecommunication interests of tis member states. Mr. Ioane Koroivuki graduated from the Coventry University, United Kingdom, with an MSc in Telecommunications and has over 34 years of experience in the telecommunications industry.