Mrs.Sovaia Marawa assumed the position of Deputy Secretary - Trade & Investment in July 2012. Prior to her appointment, she served as Director - Trade in the Ministry of Industry and Trade where she spent 14 years of her career.
Mrs.Marawa joined the Civil Service in 1995 as a Graduate Trainee in the Small Business Advisory Unit and in the Economic Analysis Unit of the Ministry of Industry and Trade.
She obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and Management from the University of the South Pacific in 1995 and a Diploma in Trade Policy in 2003 from the World Trade Organisation in Switzerland.
Mrs. Marawa is married with 2 children.