Just as Coupfourpointfive had predicted earlier, the murdering bro-in-law of the illegal PM has been named the PS Transport, Utilities and Works. The current word is convicted killer Francis Kean's brother, Percy, will soon replace the PS of Missinformation Sharon Smith-Johns.
(Tuesday 18th October 2011, No:1929/PSC) PSC ANNOUNCES NEW APPOINTMENT
The Public Service Commission has confirmed the appointment of Commander Francis Kean as the permanent secretary for the Ministry of Transport, Public Utilities and Works.
In announcing the appointment, the commission chairman, Mr Josefa Serulagilagi said the position was critical to the Public Service, which not only demanded outstanding leadership skills and qualities but a person who was prepared to make a difference in government’s quest for reforming state institutions and bringing about improved efficiencies in their operations and deliverables.
Mr Serulagilagi said Commander Kean had leadership qualities and a wide experience in the Republic of the Fiji Military Forces and the Civil Service.
In 1990 he was the first Fijian to pass the International Sub Lieutenant Course at the Britannia Royal Naval College; was awarded an Advanced Diploma in Applied Nautical Science from the Australian Maritime College in 1999; has a Certificate in Maritime Studies from the University of Wollongong, Australia in 2002 and awarded a Graduate Diploma in Management in Defence Studies the same year.
He also attended various short courses and in 2010 was awarded a Post Graduate Diploma in Management and a Post Graduate Diploma for General Managers from the University of the South Pacific.
He is a Board Director for the Maritime Safety Authority of Fiji, is the acting chairman to the Board of Directors for Fiji Ports Corporation and an Auditor for Government Shipping Services.