ANA TUIKETEI

Ana Tuiketei is one of the busiest people I've ever had the pleasure of meeting (via zoom). Grab a cup of tea because this incredible woman's list of achievements is absolutely amazing. 

If you are 11 - 15 years old, scroll to the bottom of this page to join us in a writing exercise! Before you do that though, check out the background information on Ana's career just below. Ana generously sent us all her career highlights so far:

Ana is an international lawyer and arbitrator that is the first Listed Pacific Counsel with the International Criminal Court (The Hague). She was also the elected at the ICC Bar Association General Assembly to the Defense and Membership Committee- another first for the Pacific. She is  also the only female Pacific Islander listed as an Arbitrator with the Court of Arbitration for Sport (Lausanne, Switzerland). She is admitted to the Tongan and Fijian Bar. 

Ana is the Deputy Director of the Institute of Small and Micro States based in the UK. She is a fellow with the Forum for International Conciliation & Arbitration.  
She sits on various Fijian and Regional Boards including the Fiji Employment Relations Advisory Board, Fiji Sports Council; Fiji Chamber of Commerce & Industry; Save the Children’s Fund Fiji, and the Fiji Exporters Council. She is a Heart Ambassador for the internationally recognized Sai Prema Foundation Fiji that is creating a world-class facility with the aim of providing the best possible surgery and free treatment to the children of the Pacific. She is also in the UK  
Commonwealth Secretariat Task Force on International Arbitration. 

Ana is the only Fijian female accredited World Rugby Judicial Officer and is one of only two pacific women  that are Oceania Judicial Officers. She is the only Oceania International Rugby League Independent Chair. She is also listed as an Arbitrator with International Mixed Martial Arts Federation. She is a member of the  Women in Sports Law. She is also an Arbitrator in the Fiji Employment Arbitration Court (High Court). In  2017 she was awarded the Medal of the Order of Fiji by the President of Fiji for her national contribution. She has also been involved in presenting before the Fiji Parliamentary Committees, drafting legislative  reviews, Fiji’s procedural & strategic policies, and industry negotiations for regional institutions. She is  passionate about law reform and comes with a wealth of experience, knowledge and  extensive professional exposure not only limited to Fiji’s domestic public policy and private sector  engagement, but with a reasonable degree of regional professional perspective, engagement, and experience.

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