Board of Directors



MAHA NASEER
Board Director

Maha Naseer was appointed as a Board of Director of Maldives Marketing and PR Corporation on 26th December 2023.
A highly accomplished culinary professional, Ms. Maha brings a wealth of experience spanning various culinary domains. With more than 10 years of experience in the tourism industry, she has held key positions, showcasing her leadership skills and culinary expertise.
Currently serving as the Freelance F&B Consultant and Entrepreneur, Ms. Maha has demonstrated her culinary expertise in different capacities. She has successfully navigated roles as a Freelance F&B Consultant and Pastry Designer, contributing her innovative thinking to projects at renowned establishments such as Fihalhohi Island Resort and Amilla Fushi Maldives. Additionally, her dedication to the culinary arts extends to teaching, where she has served as an instructor, sharing her knowledge and skills with aspiring chefs.
Maha’s remarkable achievements include being recognized as the first Maldivian to receive the prestigious “Master Chef” recognition by the World Master Chef Society. Her strategic thinking and organizational skills were further honoured during her term of service as the Secretary General of The Chefs Guild of Maldives from 2019 to 2023.
Maha, a proud graduate in culinary arts and cuisine from Singapore Creative Culinaire (2014), holds a MasterChef certification from the World MasterChef Society (2022). Additionally, her commitment to the art of baking is evident through her graduation from the prestigious Lavonne Academy of Baking Science and Pastry Arts in 2017.

AMINATH VULAU MOHAMED NAZIM
Board Director

Aminath Vulau Mohamed Nazim did her undergraduate and postgraduate studies in the prestigious University of Birmingham, UK in Hospitality, Tourism management, and is currently pursuing her PhD in University of Primorska, Slovenia in Innovative tourism.
She has been working in the field of hospitality and tourism in the Maldives and previously in the UK for the past 15 years.
She is the co-founder and MD of Hotel 78 group private limited. Their portfolio includes two of the longest running and top rated guesthouses and restaurants in Hulhumale and have recently expanded into logistics and transport as well.
h78 has won various awards including the Agoda Gold Circle award, TripAdvisor traveler recommendation awards and Booking.com awards just to name a few in its 9 years in operation.
She has been serving as the Chairperson of one of the first corporate society boards in the Maldives for the past 7 years.
She also sits on the advisory board of the Fertility Support Community, an organisation that helps couples to get fertility assistance and to spread awareness about fertility issues.
Her key strengths are in strategy development and research. As well as having worked in Maldives and abroad, she has a unique understanding of cultural nuances and a wealth of experience that she uses in work at her successful businesses to understand and serve customers better.
During her PhD. studies, she has undertaken various research projects and understands the value of a data drive marketing strategy.
She is one of the first female owners and leaders in the fast growing guesthouse industry here in the Maldives.

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