New World AsiaGlobal Fellow
International Criminal Court (ICC)
Ana Tuiketei is an international lawyer and arbitrator that is the first listed Pacific Counsel with the International Criminal Court (The Hague). She was also elected at the ICC Bar Association General Assembly to the Defense and Membership Committee-another first for the Pacific. She is also the only female Pacific Islander listed as an arbitrator with the Court of Arbitration for Sport (Lausanne, Switzerland), the Shenzhen Court of International Arbitration (China) and the South China International Arbitration Centre (Hong Kong). She is admitted to the Tongan and Fijian Bar. She is hoping to be admitted to the US New York Bar in 2023.
She is the deputy director of the Institute of Small and Microstates based in the UK. She volunteers on the Save the Children’s Fund Fiji Board and is a volunteer mediator with the Los Angeles City Attorney’s Office. She is a Heart Ambassador for the internationally recognized Sai Prema Foundation Fiji providing the best possible surgery and free treatment to the children of the Pacific. She was also in the UK Commonwealth Secretariat Task Force on International Arbitration and is a Board Member for the World Anti-Doping Agency Independent Ethics Committee. She is the only Fijian female accredited World Rugby Judicial Officer and Educator and the only Oceania International Rugby League Independent Chair. In 2017 she was awarded the Medal of the Order of Fiji for her work with Fijian women and youths.
She has also been involved in presenting before the Fiji Parliamentary Committees, drafting legislative reviews, strategic policies and industry negotiations for regional institutions. She is passionate about law reform and comes with a wealth of experience, knowledge and extensive professional exposure not only limited to Fiji’s domestic public policy and private sector engagement, but with a reasonable degree of regional professional perspective, engagement and experience.