Botanist by training with special interest in plant genetics.
Previous experience includes teaching, research, public service (national and international), and work for a Pacific based development NGO.
Previous areas of work experience include rice breeding, herbarium maintenance, biology teaching, project management, energy policy and planning, environment conservation, and community development. Volunteer for general community service through membership of governing and advisory bodies of several national, regional and international NGOs as well as intergovernmental bodies.
Freelance consultant on issues of resource management and community development. Long term interest in issues of gender in development, and environmental conservation. Maintain traditional village linkage for promotion of sustainable development at local level.
Suliana Siwatibau was a member of the NFMV Management Council from 2011 until 2016.