The Ministry of Commerce, Industries, Labour & Immigration finally has a new Permanent Secretary. He is Mr. Riley Henao Mesepitu, who hails from Vella La Vella, Western Province.
PS Riley came into the Ministry as the Industrial Development Division’s Director in March 2015. A year later he was tasked with looking after our technical divisions as our Under Secretary Technical (Acting). He was only formally appointed to this Position in February 2017 by the Public Service Commission.
PS Riley has a Master’s Degree in Business and Management from the University of Waikato, New Zealand. He also holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Management/Public Administration and Economics from the University of the South Pacific in Fiji and a Diploma of Business Management/Administration from the Cambridge Tutorial College in Britain.
With his work experience in the Private Sector spanning more than 14 years, PS Riley has brought about a fresh resolve to the Ministry with his determination and tireless effort to see our long outstanding projects under the Ministry start progressing again.
- Central Information Unit, MCILI