'Jedi Master Uzziah Akim was a leader in the SoroSuub Corporation prior to the founding of the New Republic. He served as a member of the SoroSuub Middle Management and was Chief Executive Officer of Riviera Medical. After the ratification of the NR Constitution, Uzziah was appointed as the NR's first High Ambassador. While serving on the Advisory Council he also served as a member of the Jedi Council. When Akim retired as NR High Amabassador, he went on to lead the Jedi Academy. When CRI published a list of suspected Black Sun Shadow Vigos in the New Republic, Akim was one of the accused.