Iowane takes young acccountant’s award

Waisale Iowane as its Young Accountant of the Year (2017). Picture: FILIPE NAIGULEVU

THE Fiji Institute of Accountants (FIA) yesterday awarded Waisale Iowane as its Young Accountant of the Year (2017).

The 29-year-old, who is the chief financial officer for Free Bird Institute Ltd, was recognised at the 46th annual FIA congress gala night in Sigatoka.

The Naila, Bau lad said he was honoured to receive the award and dedicated it to his family.

“Id like to thank my family who has always been pushing me to excel in what I do,” he said.

“They’ve always told me that nothing is impossible, and you can achieve anything as long as you put your mind to it.”

He also acknowledged the public listed company for nominating him.

Mr Iowane is also a board member of Free Bird Institute Ltd, one of the youngest on companies listed on the South Pacific Stock Exchange.