The board of HDC consists of 5 members.
Mr. Suhail Ahmed was appointed as the Managing Director on 30 December 2018. Mr. Suhail has a long history at HDC in which he has played a vital role in bringing transformative changes to the company and the city of Hulhumalé.
His work at the company commenced from the initial start-up over 15 years ago. He has served at various posts from Director of Planning and Estate, to Deputy Managing Director and Managing Director of HDC from 2012 until his departure in 2015.
During his previous tenure at the company as Managing Director, he played the key lead role in the commencement of Hulhumalé Phase II reclamation, formulation and development of Hulhumalé Phase II Master Plan and in creating opportunities for real estate investment for local companies to flourish in the city.
His former experiences include 15 years of service in the government in architectural ventures, construction and project management. Most recently, his work was in the private sector, where he successfully executed the construction of the world’s first undersea villa at Conrad Maldives.
Mr. Suhail is a well-established manager in the field of real-estate development and well known for his passion and innovative ideas in the field. He holds a Bachelors of Science (honors) in Building Management from Coventry University in United Kingdom.
Mr. Ahmed Athif was appointed as the Deputy Managing Director of HDC on the 6th of March 2019. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree (honors) in Accounting from University of Hertfordshire in Malaysia.
With over 10 years of experience in his field, Mr. Athif has worked in the private sector, as well as the public sector including Bank of Maldives and Maldives Monetary Authority. Currently, he is an elected member of the transitional committee for Maldives’ State Owned Enterprises, and is also the Managing Partner of two local consultancy firms; Clover Partners LLP, and Optimo LLP.
Further adding to his professional competency, Mr. Athif has acquired impressive certifications within his field, and is a Registered Auditor at the Maldives Monetary Authority, a Xero Certified Investment and Accounting Advisor, as well as an Insurance Agent at Amana Takaful Maldives.
Mr. Athif has also contributed his expertise to support humanitarian functions, and has been playing an active role to provide consultancy and accounting services for the Canadian Red Cross as well as the Red Cross Tsunami Project by Australian Red Cross since 2008.