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Mr. Maqbool Khalid

Special 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

Corporate 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

Financial & Compliance Audit Department

Mr. Ibrahim Naeem started his career at Auditor General’s Office (AGO) in the year 2000 as a trainee auditor. Since then he has acquired extensive experience in public sector auditing and now holds the position of Director in Consolidation, Debt and Revenue Audit Department. Mr. Naeem oversees the function of Financial Audits carried out by the department while playing an active role in capacity development of staff and liaising with stakeholders in the audit process.

Mr. Naeem completed Master of Science in Finance and Investment from University of Nottingham in the year 2013. He has been an experienced lecturer in several programs offered by local colleges since the year 2014 and is currently a lecturer in the Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Finance program (certification awarded by The University of the West of England) at Villa College.

Furthermore, Mr. Naeem was appointed as a Member of the Procurement Policy Board, formed to strengthen the public procurement process and to formulate procurement related policies.

Mr. Ibrahim Fazeel

Financial & Compliance 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

Technical Services & Research Department

Mr. Ahmed Salih, FCCA, is a fully qualified chartered certified accountant with extensive experience in public sector auditing and is currently the Director of Research & Development Department 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. Mohamed Shaan

Financial & Compliance Audit Department

Mr. Mohamed Shan who currently holds the position of Director, Financial Institutions and Information Systems Audit Department, first joined Auditor General’s Office (AGO) on 13 September 2005. He holds the responsibility of auditing Financial Institutions and Information Systems of government entities and capacity building of the staff in areas of IT audit according to international standards.

With over 13 years of experience at AGO, Mr. Shan has worked at different levels and fields of Audits. Prior to his current position, he was a Manager at Consolidation, Debt and Revenue Audit Department during the years 2014 to 2021.

Mr. Shan completed his Bachelor of Arts with Second Class (Upper Division) Honors in Accounting and Finance at the University of East London in the year 2012. In addition, he holds the ACCA Advanced Diploma in Accounting and Business, completed in the year 2012.

Ms. Rauhath Hussain

Performance Audit Department

Ms. Rauhath Hussain joined Auditor General’s Office (AGO) in November 2012, gaining over 8 years of experience till today. She currently holds the position of Director of Performance Audit. Ms. Rauhath oversees the function of conducting performance audits of relevant topics for the public and stakeholders and ensuring the knowledge share of relevant performance audit areas with the stakeholders and staff.

She previously assumed several positions at AGO including Manager of Performance Audit from 2017 to 2021 and Senior Auditor from 2012 to 2017. Prior to joining AGO, she worked at Maldives Islamic Bank.

Ms. Rauhath is a member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants since the year 2018. In addition, she has participated and successfully completed the SAI Young Leaders program by INTOSAI Development Initiative (IDI), a widely recognized program to create positive change that transforms a Supreme Audit Institution through young leaders.