Bachelor Commerce in accounting, University Wollongong, Australia, 1990. Master Commerce in accounting, University Wollongong, 1991.
Accountant, Price Waterhouse, Suva, 1992-1993; Operations accountant, Carpenters Morris Hedstrom, Suva, 1993-1995; finance controller, Carpenters Shipping, Suva, since 1995. Tutor in auditing U. South Pacific, Fiji, 1993-1994. Tutor in accounting College of Higher Education Studies, Fiji, 1995.
Active community service. Member Australian Society of Certified Public Accountants, Satya Sai Service Organization of Fiji (national treasurer 1997-1999).
Married Varshaben Patel, April 17, 1994. 1 child, Umaben.