Senior Executives


Mr. Mohamed Hussain Maniku

Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Maniku has been the Chief Executive Officer of Maldives Pension Administration Office since its inception in 2009. He began his career at Department of Finance, presently the Ministry of Finance and Treasury and held number of senior management posts. He gained vast exposure in corporate business settings in many functional areas before assuming the post of Managing Director of State Trading Organization (STO) in 1993. He has held Directorships in number of companies during his tenure with STO. He was instrumental in transforming the company from an import and distribution company to a holding company engaged in international trading. In February 2008, Mr. Maniku was appointed as Maldivian Ambassador to United States of America. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from American University of Beirut, Lebanon.

Phone Number: 1441

Email Address: [email protected]




Ms. Fathimath Sujatha Haleem

Chief Operating Officer


Ms. Sujatha joined MPAO as Director, Programmes in 2015 and currently holds the post of Chief Operating Officer. She is responsible for directing the coporate affairs and public relations functions, development and implementation of overall organizational goals and strategies, and performance measurements across the institution.

Prior to joining Pension Office, she worked as the Project Manager for the World Bank funded ‘Pension and Social Protection Administration Project’ from 2008 to 2015. This project initiated the pension reform process in the Maldives and was successfully completed in 2015. Ms. Sujatha has over 14 years of experience in the financial sector of the Maldives. She began her career at Bank of Maldives, and held senior management posts at Ministry of Finance and Treasury, and Disaster Management Center of the Maldives. Ms. Sujatha holds a Master's Degree in Business Administration specializing in Finance and Marketing, and a Bachelor's Degree in Commerce, specializing in Finance from Bangalore University, India.

Phone Number: 1441

Email Address: [email protected]




Mr. Ahmed Shafeez

Chief Technology Officer

Mr. Shafeez joined MPAO in 2009 and currently holds the post of Chief Technology Officer. He is responsible for overseeing pensions administration and technology functions of Pension Office. Prior to joining Pension Office, he headed technical support services at Maldives Meteorological Service. He has 11 years’ experience in implementing management information systems, advanced technology and business solutions. Mr. Shafeez holds a Master's Degree in Computer Applications (MCA) from Sikkim Manipal University of Health, Medical and Technological Sciences, India.

Phone Number: 1441

Email Address: [email protected]




Ms. Aishath Najla

Chief Internal Auditor

Ms. Najla joined Pension Office in 2010 and currently holds the post of Chief Internal Auditor. She oversees investment compliance, internal audit and risk management functions at Pension Office. 

Ms. Najla began her career at Bank of Maldives in 2005 and worked in various areas of the bank. Prior to her current position at Pension Office, she gained vast experience in Managerial positions of Pension Office including Operations, Admin & HR and Investment Compliance department. She holds an MBA from Newcastle University and a Bachelor's Degree in Banking and Finance from Monash University. Furthermore, she holds a professional certification as a Certified Risk Analyst from Asian Risk Management Institute.

Phone Number: 1441

Email Address: [email protected]




Mr. Abdul Haleem Abdul Latheef

Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Haleem joined Pension Office in 2010 and presently holds the post of Chief Financial Officer. He is mainly responsible for investment oeprations and management, fund accounting, financial management and control, and leading the finance team at Pension Office.  He has over 11 years of experience in the Finance industry with setting up accounting systems, financial management and business strategy formulation and development. Mr. Haleem holds a Bachlor's Degree in Accounting from the University of Wollongong, Australia and is a Charted Accountant with membership at the Chartered Institute of Management Accountant, UK (CIMA).

Phone Number: 1441

Email Address: [email protected]



Mr. Ismail Sujau

Director, Public Relations

Mr. Sujau joined MPAO in 2010 and currently holds the post of Director Stakeholder Relations. He is responsible for strategic planning, public relations, client relations and managing stakeholder relationship. Prior to joining MPAO, he held the post of Assistant Director Administration at Island Aviation Services Ltd. He has over 18 years of experience working in the areas of public relations, administration and human resources. Mr. Sujau holds a Bachelor of Business Management & Economics from Charles Sturt University, Australia.

Phone Number: 1441

Email Address: [email protected]