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Alipate Ledua Resume

Personal Details

Alipate Ledua is from the village of Keteira, Moala Island in the Lau Group; married to Makareta Ledua and have 2 children, aged 22 & 19.  Position held whist last employed with the Fiji Revenue & Customs Service (FRCS) on 20th December 2021 was Acting Deputy Director VAT.

Contact Details

Mobile: + (679) 991 9988/ 789-1212
E-mail address: alipate.ledua@llvtaxconsultants.com

Previous Work Experience

2019–2021           Acting Deputy Director VAT
2016–2018              Chief Auditor Fraud & Evasion Unit
2015–2016              Chief Auditor Capital Gains Tax & Stamp Duty
2014–2015              Chief Auditor VAT Review Team
2012–2013              Chief Auditor Fraud & Evasion
2010–2012              Senior Auditor – Internal Audits
2009–2010             Acting Principal Auditor – Large & International Audits 
2007–2009            Acting Senior Auditor – Large & International Audits
2001–2007             Auditor – Large & International Audits
1995–2000             Tax Officer – VAT Debt Management Unit
1991–1995              Assistant Tax Officer – VAT Processing Section

Academic Qualification

  • 2011 Masters of Forensic Accounting, University of Wollongong, Australia
  • 2010 Masters of Commerce – University of the South Pacific (USP)
  • 2009 Post Graduate Diploma Management & Public Administration (USP)
  • 2006 Bachelor of Arts Degree – USP 
  • 1990 Diploma in Business Studies – Fiji Institute of Technology

Professional Development

Local Trainings

  • O2 – In house Technical Development program.
  • O1 – In house Assessors qualifying examination
  • International Transfer Pricing
  • Occupational Health & Safety
  • Management Planning
  • Skills & Strategies for Effective Debt Management 
  • How to Manage Projects in an Organization
  • How to Develop a Strategic Plan
  • Customer Care, Customer Service & Customer Satisfaction
  • How to Develop Leadership in an Organization
  • How to Analyse & Evaluate Financial Performance

Overseas Trainings

  • Transfer Pricing Module 1(Malaysia)
  • Transfer Pricing Module 2 (Malaysia)
  • Anti-Money Laundering Seminar (China)
  • Money Laundering Seminar (Sydney)
  • Pacific Leadership Program 2015 (Administered by NZ Customs Services)

Other Achievements.

  • Former Member of the Anti-Money Laundering (AML) National Council
  • Former Chairman of the AML Law Enforcement Working Group.
  • 2014 – 2018 President QVS Parents Guardians Teachers Association (PGTA)  
  • 2012 – 2016 Board Member – Fiji Public Service Credit Union
  • 2014 – 2016 Board Chairman – Fiji Public Service Credit Union
  • 2016 – 2021 Member of the Anti-Money Laundering Law Enforcement Working Group
  • Oct 12-16 2015        Facilitator IMF Managing Audit Function Regional Workshop
  • Nov 11-14 2019       Facilitator PITAA Tax Audit Managers Regional Workshop 
  • Member of the team that provided input in the drafting of the Tax Administration Act 2009.
  • Member of the team that was directly involved in the drafting of the Capital Gains Tax Decree 2011.
  • Member of the team that was directly involved in the drafting of the Income Tax Act 2015.
  • Member of the team that was directly involved in the drafting of the draft VAT Bill now in discussion.
  • Member of the team that was directly involved in the designing of the Audit module now live in NTIS that is the new IT system used by FRCS.
  • Involved in the vetting on some of the FRCS Standard Interpretation Guidelines (SIG) now in the FRCS website.