Ordinary seaman naval division Royal Fiji Military Forces, 1975—1977, ensign, 1977, lieutenant, 1981, Commander HMFS KIKAU, Commander HMFS KULA, lieutenant Commander, 1986, Commander Fiji Naval division, 1992, captain, 1994, chief of staff, 1997, commodore, since 1999. Commanding officer Fiji Navy, 1988, Commander, 1988. Minister home affairs and immigration and information Government Fiji, interim prime minister, since 2007.
Married Maria Makitalena. 6 children.