Peter W. Foster

Peter W. Foster
Director of Communications (Suva)

The Pacific Community is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Peter Foster as the Director of Communication, at the
Pacific Community (SPC). His appointment will formally take effect on 21 July 2017.

Peter Foster holds an M.A in Mass Communications from the University of Leicester with a Bachelor Degree in English and History from Mount St. Vincent University in Canada.

Mr Foster has over 25 years of experience in managing a wide variety of communications events, projects and programmes. His background focusses on public communications within the context of complex international organisations and associations. Peter has overseen the planning and implementation of public information and public affairs activities for organisations across the globe. Peter is a strong believer in the importance of collaboration and cooperation and has successfully served as an interlocutor for civil society organisations, diplomatic representatives and inter-agency working groups.

Mr Foster joins us from AFI (Alliance for Financial Inclusion) in Malaysia where he is the Head of Communications & Media Relations. In this role, he manages and leads the AFI publications, website, social media and media relations units and is the creative lead for AFI events including brand development, exhibit planning and design.

In 2016, Mr Foster was fortunate enough to work with staff from the Reserve Bank of Fiji on the 2016 GPF in Nadi and travelled to the region on a number of occasions over the course of the year. 

Mr Foster will be located at SPC’s regional office in Suva, Fiji.