Board Of Directors

Mr. Ismail Mifrah

Chairperson / Independent and Non-Executive

Appointed on 10th January 2021

Mr. Ismail Mifrah has been employed at STO since 2006 and currently fulfills the post of Chief information officer of State Trading Organization plc. He has also served as a board director of Maldives Industrial Fisheries Company ltd and contributed decision making processes in several board meetings. 

Moreover, he is certified as an associate consultant in SAP material management and is a Microsoft certified professional. 

He Holds Masters in technology management from Asia Pacific Institute for Information technology, Malaysia. He is also involved in leading several group projects in STO.

Mr. Shazail Siyam

Managing Director/ Executive Director

Appointed on 07th January 2019

He was the former Deputy Minister of the Ministry of Tourism and has served in many other key positions at Ministry of Fisheries and agriculture and Ministry of Home affairs.

Moreover, he served as a field support engineer for CSC SDN BHD in Malaysia in 2010. Also was the chairman of the board of directors of Kooddoo Fisheries Maldives Ltd.

He is currently studying to achieve PHD in management from University of Aldersgate, since 2017. He has achieved Master’s Degree in management from Staffordshire, UK, in 2011. He also holds a Bachelor’s degree in information technology specialized in network computing from Staffordshire since 2009.

Mr. Shazail Siyam also is a Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) and was a certified part-time trainer at Civil service training institute from 2010 to 2014.

Mr. Abdulla Saleem Abdul Sattar

Director / Independent and Non-Executive

Leads with the Board of Directors in high-profile decision-making, creates communication platforms, and identifies profitable, sustainable growth opportunities for the brand. With the strong intellectual analytical, insight development and communication, skills drive solid thinking and unsurpassed problem solving abilities with years of experience spanning in the industry.

Serves the company since the foundation of the company and represents the minority shareholder Champa Oil and Gas Pvt Ltd. Moreover, fills the position as Director of Kasa Holdings Pvt Ltd and the Company Secretary of Champa Brothers.

Mr. Ali Nabeeh

Director / Independent and Non-Executive

Appointed on 10th January 2021

Mr. Ali Nabeeh is currently the General Manager of logistics Department at State Trading Organization Plc. He has also served as a board Director for Fuel supply Maldives, a subsidiary company of STO plc. 

He holds a degree in Bachelor of Arts, with first class honours in Logistics management at University College Sedaya International. He has also participated in various trainings and workshops such as, internal auditor training, Effective KI's management, Finance for non-financial professionals, Maritime labour convention compliance, STS transfer-best practice and more. 

Mr. Mohamed Eman

Director / Independent and Non-Executive

Appointed on 6th May 2021

Mr. Eman was re-appointed as a non-executive director of MGPL by the majority shareholder (STO) on 6th May 2021. Mr. Eman joined STO in the year of 2005 and has been awarded as one of the top 10 performers consecutively in two years. He has also acquired substantial operational knowledge with over 11 years of experience in the Company. He currently serves as the General Manager of Energy and Construction Solutions department at State Trading Organization Plc. 

Mr. Eman previously held other positions in STO including, senior manager of Construction Materials Department, Manager of Logistics Department, Enterprise Information System Department and Fuel Deprtment. He has also served as a Board Director for Maldives Structural Products Pvt Ltd and in addition to MGPL, he is currently serving as a Board Director of Raysut Maldives Cement Ltd too.

He holds a BA in Economics. He has received prestigious SAP Global certification and is certified as an Associate Consultant, specialized in SAP materials management. He has also completed several other trainings in project management, corporate governance, international trade, demand forecasting and budgeting and cost control.

Mrs. Aminath Juwaidha

Director / Independent and Non-Executive

Appointed on 10th January 2021

Ms. Aminath Juwaidha joined STO in the year of 2009. In 2015, she has contributed in organizing, coordinating and implementation of the changes in the policies and procedures of STO. She currently serves as the Senior Manager of procurement-medicals at State Trading Organization Plc.

She received MBA in General management at Edith Cowan University, Australia. And in 2010 she contributes as a core team member of SAP 'GO LIVE' of supermart and regional outlets. 

Mr. Ahmed Shareef

Deputy Managing Director/ Executive Director

Appointed on 6th May 2021

Mr. Ahmed Shareef, the former Deputy Managing Director of Road Development Corporation Limited, was appointed as the Deputy Managing Director of Maldive Gas pvt Ltd on the 16th of March 2021. And on the 6th of May 2021, he was appointed as an executive Director of Maldive Gas' board of directors.

He graduated from the University of Wales with a Bachelor of Arts in Business Studies and has 11 years of expertise in the private sector in the field of coastal development. He has also managed a number of international and domestic projects in the tourism industry with his wide knowledge of risk management and mitigation techniques. 

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