Mr. Sisalo Otealagi was part of a two-member Advance Team that arrived in Ethiopia on 26th January 2016 to set up the Fiji Embassy in Addis Ababa, which was officially opened by then Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ratu Inoke Kubuabola on 26th May, 2016.
Prior to his appointment as First Secretary, Mr Otealagi served as Director, Corporate Services at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. A career civil servant, Mr Otealagi worked in the Ministry of Health for many years before joining the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 2011.
Mr. Otealagi graduated with double majors in Management & Public Administration and History/Politics from the University of the South Pacific and later obtained a Masters in Health Management from the University of New South Wales, Sydney Australia.
Mr. Viliame Yauvoli was appointed on 15th May, 2016 by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs as the Admin Officer for the Fiji Embassy in Addis Ababa.
Prior to his appointment, Mr Yauvoli served in various divisions within the Ministry of Youth and Sports since 2014 and Housing Authority from 2009 to 2013 as a Project Officer in its financial sectors.
Mr Yauvoli graduated with a Diploma in Business majoring in Accounting from the Fiji National University and is pursuing his Bachelor in Commerce with double majors in Accounting and Management & Public Administration with the University of the South Pacific.