Former Professor of Economics and Dean of the Faculty of Business and Economics, The University of the South Pacific, Director of Fiji Institute of Applied Studies, Adjunct Professor at James Cook University and Member of Fiji Parliament
Biman Prasad is former Professor of Economics at the University of the South Pacific and is an international scholar and has contributed significantly to the debate on social and economic issues in the Pacific region. He is also a member of Fiji Parliament. Prof. Prasad has served as Head of School of Economics and Dean of the Faculty of Business and Economics at the University of the South Pacific and has served as the Chair of the Oceania Development Network. He is Associate Editor for the Journal of Fijian Studies and Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Pacific Studies. He has been a Visiting Professor at the Kagoshima University in Japan and at the Otago University in New Zealand. He holds Adjunct Professorial positions at the University of James Cook and Griffith University in Australia and at the Punjabi University in Patiala, India.