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Mr. Maqbool Khalid

Consolidation, Debt & Revenue Audit Department

Mr. Maqbool Khalid is a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) and has Masters in Business Administration (MBA). He has 31 years of working experience including banking, business administration and auditing and assurance services. He has been serving the Auditor General’s Office for 22 years and has worked all level of AGO. He is Currently the Director of Consolidation and Revenue Audit Department. 

Being a high‐performing, strategic‐thinking professional, Mr. Maqbool Khalid has extensive experience managing large‐scale multiple projects simultaneously from the requirements gathering phase to completion, proficient at assessing needs, generating options, and implementing solutions in collaboration with clients and stakeholders. 

Ms. Nishwa Firaq

Technical Services Department

Nishwa Firaq joined Auditor General Office in the year 2000 as an Accounts Officer Trainee. She has been working in AGO for 16 years. During this period, she worked in Audit Department as well as in the Corporate Services Department. 

At present she is working in the Corporate Services Department as the Corporate Director. Before, she became a Corporate Director she has filled various positions in AGO. The positions she filled includes Accounts Officer trainee, Assistant Accounts Officer, Accounts Officer, Assistant Auditor and lastly manager’s position in - Accounts and Finance unit, Training and Development unit, Technical unit, Performance Audit Department and Auditor General’s Bureau.

Before joining Auditor General’s Office she has worked in Al’Madharasathul  Arabiyya, and Ministry of Finance and Treasury as a secretary,  Iskandar School as an Assistant Primary Teacher and in Jamaludheen School as a Middle School Social Studies Teacher. 

As for her educational background she has completed Master’s in Business Administration from Villa College awarded by Open University of Malaysia (2015), B.Sc. (Honours) in Applied Accounting from ACCA/Oxford Brookes University Degree Partnership (2005), Certificate of Accounting Technician (CAT) ( 2002) and AAT diploma (2001).

Mr. Ibrahim Naeem

Public Sector Audit Department

Mr. Ibrahim Naeem, started his career at AGO in the year 2000 as a trainee auditor. He has extensive experience in public sector auditing and is currently working as a Director in the Financial Audit Division at the Auditor General’s Office of Maldives. 

Mr. Ibrahim Fazeel

SOE & SB Audit Department

Mr. Ibrahim Fazeel, CIA, CMIIA and Msc.in Audit Management and Consultancy is a fully qualified chartered internal auditor with extensive experience in public sector external and internal auditing and is currently the Director of State-Owned Enterprises’ and Statutory Bodies’ Audits and the Chief Internal Auditor at the Auditor General’s Office (AGO). Over his twelve-year career in public sector audit, he assumed a number of different roles with starting his career as an audit trainee and went to on to become audit manager before becoming the Director of State-owned Enterprises Audit. And upon completing Master of Science in Audit Management and Consultancy and becoming qualified with Chartered Membership of Institute of Internal Auditors (CMIIA), UK and Ireland and Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), he has been assigned an additional role of Chief Internal Auditor at the AGO.  On his role as Chief Internal Auditor at the AGO, he not only carries out high quality internal audit work for the Organisaion, but also provides technical assistance to almost all the internal audit functions at State-owned Enterprises(SOEs) and public institutions. 

In addition to working at the AGO, Mr. Fazeel regularly lectures as a part-time lecturer at Maldives National University and Villa College on their undergraduate programmes. Furthermore, he develops and delivers audit, governance and risk management related trainings at Institute of Professional Education (IPE). 

Mr. Ahmed Salih

Research & Development.

Mr. Ahmed Salih, FCCA, is a fully qualified chartered certified accountant with extensive experience in public sector auditing and is currently the Director of Performance Audit at the Auditor General’s Office of Maldives. During his career in public audit, he has assumed a number of different roles in different departments at the Auditor General’s Office; he started his career as a trainee auditor and then went on to become an audit manager after becoming qualified as a chartered certified accountant with the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).  Mr. Salih was formerly the Director of State-owned Enterprises Audit. In 2013 he become the Director of Technical Services before becoming the Director of Performance Audit in 2016. 

Apart from his regular work as an auditor, Mr. Salih possess a great deal of experience as a lecturer and a tutor at undergraduate, post-graduate and professional accounting courses run by private colleges and the Business School of Maldivian National University; he has been working as part time lecturer at the Maldives National University Since 2013. 

In addition, Mr. Salih also worked as a facilitator for training programs run by the Capital Market Development Authority (CMDA).

Mr. Adam Naseer

Corporate Services Department

Adam is a Certified Master Coach and a Master Practitioner of Neuro Linguistic Programing and Timeline Therapy, certified by American Board of NLP and TLTA – USA.

He is also a part time lecturer for MBA programs offered by local colleges, teaching HRM, SHRM, Strategy and Enterprise Development. 

Adam brings more than 20 years of community leadership and corporate experience including executive leadership roles in Human Resources and Employee Development, as well as Teaching & Instructional leadership in a variety of  entities both public and private sector.  

Adam is currently a doctoral student following PhD in SHRM from MSU- Malaysia and a student member of John Maxwell Team.  He holds a MBA from Edith Cowan University in International Business, MSc. from National Institute of Education, in Educational Management & Leadership ad Post Graduate Certificate in Education from Maldives National University besides his many other qualification in business, psychology and human resource management.