Our Team

The General Secretary

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REVEREND James Bhagwan is an ordained minister of the Methodist Church in Fiji. He is a graduate of the Pacific Theological College (Suva) and Methodist Theological University (Seoul) . Rev Bhagwan worked extensively in the media before joining the ministry. His areas of advocacy are  climate justice - with particular emphasis on the ocean - gender equality, self-determination ecumencism and interreligous dialogue  . 

Stewardship Desk

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FRANCES Namoumou heads the Stewardship Desk which looks after programmes on the environment, climate change, disaster and displacement. A graduate of the Fiji National University, she has worked for the World Council of Churches and the Adventist Development Relief Agency.

Youth Desk

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MANASA Vatanitawake joined the PCC as an intern in 2009 and now heads the Youth Desk. A former television host and radio journalist, Manasa coordinates youth activities across the region creating partnerships among young people and their churches. 

Finance and Administration

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JULIE Chang-Tusulu previously worked with the international accounting agency KPMG before joining the World Council of Churches. She later joined the PCC and heads the Finance and Administration team.

Properties and Media

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NETANI Rika is an award-winning Pacific journalist. He heads the Communications Desk and manages the PCC Assets Unit which is an integral part of the organisation's revenue generation for self-sustainability. 

Ecumenism Desk

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THE Ecumenism Desk is currently vacant. This programme spearheads better relations between member churches and the greater faith-based community. It is responsible for developing a model for Christian leadership in the region.