Lavenia Rokovucago is a former career civil servant and diplomat. She joined The Asia Foundation in January 2023. For more than 15 years, she worked in Education, Social Welfare, Youth and Sports ministries, and the Public Service Commission. Lavenia was previously posted to the Fiji Mission in New York and the High Commission in London.
Lavenia later joined UNDP working in Governance in the areas of anti-corruption and public finance management, where she developed her passion for regional civil society engagement in the transparency and accountability space.
Education: Lavenia graduated with bachelor’s degrees from the University of the South Pacific (USP) and the University of Waikato. Lavenia has a master’s degree in Human Resource Management from Melbourne University, a Post Graduate Certificate in Education from USP and a Post Graduate Diploma in International Relations from the University of Fiji. She is currently pursuing further studies in Social Policy at the Fiji National University.