Chen Bunn Young Chairman, Fijian Elections Commission
On 9 January 2014, Mr Young was appointed as the Chairman of the Electoral Commission. The Electoral Commission has the constitutional responsibility for the conduct of the elections. The election system, which was a new system (one person one vote), was held and completed successfully in September 2014.
Young was born in Fiji on 25 October 1959 and graduated from the Auckland University, New Zealand in 1984 with a Bachelor of Laws Degree.
Mr. Young commenced legal practice in 1984 and in 1988 he became the Principal of his own Law Firm, Young & Associates, based in Lautoka, Fiji, which was established in the same year. Mr. Young was appointed as the President of the Fiji Law Society, a post he held from 2000 to 2004. He was an Executive Committee Member of LAW ASIA from 2001 to 2004.