Assistant Special Coordinator
Mataiasi Lomaloma commenced as RAMSI’s Assistant Special Coordinator in July 2005, replacing Sekove Naqiolevu, who served in the position from RAMSI’s inception in July 2003. Mr Lomaloma is from the Republic of Fiji’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and External Trade.
As Assistant Special Coordinator, Mataiasi Lomaloma is responsible for peace building, with a strong focus on reconciliation, and community outreach in support of the mission.
Mr Lomaloma started his career as an Army Officer of the Fijian Military Forces. During his military career, he served in a number of peace-keeping operations in the Middle East, including with the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) as the Battalion Commander of the Fiji Battalion.
Mr Lomaloma finished his military career in 1990 to join the Fiji Civil Service, serving in the Ministries of Finance, Regional Development and Multi-Ethnic Affairs, Home Affairs and Fijian Affairs. He is a graduate of the Malaysian Armed Forces Staff College.