Dr. Mohamed Latheef – Chairman
Dr. Mohamed Latheef, since 2007 has served in Civil Service Commission, first as the Chairman and on August 2010 he was reappointed as a commission member. He was once again reappointed to his present post as the Chairman on 20th August 2013. During his 32 years of work experience, Dr. Latheef has served in many esteemed positions such as, Minister of Education (1993-2002), Member of Judicial Service Commission (2008-2010; 2013-Present), Chairman of Civil Service Commission (2007-2010), Ambassador of Maldives to USA (2003-2007), Permanent Representative (Ambassador) to UN (2002-2007), Member: National Planning Council (1993-2002), Vice-Chair: National Educational Council (1993-2002), Member: National Educational Council (1989-2002), Chairman: Maldives National Commission for UNESCO (1993-2002), Member: Maldives National Commission for UNESCO (1982-2002), Deputy Minister: Ministry of Atolls Administration (1993), Chairman: Atoll Development Advisory Board (1993) and Member (1979-1985).
In addition, Dr. Latheef also worked in parliamentary positions and key national councils such as, Member of Parliament (2000-2002), served in different positions in Peoples’ Special Assembly (1979, 1989, 1992-1997) and Deputy Speaker (1992-1997), National Education Council; Vice Chairperson (1993-2002) & Member (1989-1993) and also he is a member of National Council for Linguistic and Historical Research since 1989. Dr. Latheef has served in numerous boards and commissions and has done creditable work with bilateral and multilateral donors. Dr. Latheef holds a Doctorate in Educational Planning from the University of Wales, UK.
Mr Ahmed Hassan Didi – Vice Chairman
Mr. Ahmed Hassan Didi is the Vice Chairman of Civil Service Commission. After having served at various positions in the President’s Office since 1986, he was appointed Permanent Secretary of the President’s Office in 2008. Mr. Didi’s areas of expertise include human resource management, strategic planning and performance management and provide consultancy and training in his own capacity to private and public institutions. In addition to his professional career he also takes pride in working for the social field and is the President of Cricket Board of Maldives.
Mr. Didi completed his Bachelor of Arts in Public Administration (1994), University of Tasmania, Australia and Masters in Public Sector Management (1998), Mona Institute of Business, West Indies. Under an Asia Fellowship Program, Mr. Didi undertook a research in effective methods of performance management in the public service, in Malaysia in 2001.
Ms Khadeeja Adam – Commissioner
Ms. Khadeeja Adam was first appointed as a member of the Civil Service Commission on 23rd October 2007. On August 2010, she was appointed as a member of the Civil Service Commission again for a 5 year term. Ms. Khadeeja Adam is an accomplished senior executive and excels in the field of Education, specializing in English Language Teaching and Educational Planning with more than 25 years of combined progressive experience in teaching and management positions. In her early career life, she focused in the teaching field working for a number of years as a teacher trainer and followed on with executive level managerial and planning posts at the Ministry of Education and various departments of the Ministry. While serving as Director, Department of Public Examinations, she co-authored, ‘The Dialectic of the International and the National: Secondary School Examinations in the Republic of Maldives’, published in the International Journal of Educational Development.
Ms. Khadeeja Adam earned her B.A. Degree in Sociology and Political Science from the University of Tasmania, Australia, her English Language Teaching Diploma from the University of Leeds, UK, and her M.A. Degree (in Education) from Macquarie University, Australia.
Ms Jameela Ali Khalid – Commissioner
Ms Jameela Ali Khalid took her oath as a Member of the Civil Service Commission on May 07th , 2012. She received the Letter of Appointment from His Excellency Dr Mohamed Waheed Hassan Manik , the President of the Republic of Maldives for a five year term.
Ms Jameela has served in the education sector for twenty nine years. She began her career as an English Language teacher in Aminiya School and later held responsible management positions in the same school as Assistant Principal and Deputy Principal. She held the position of Principal in two schools; in Ghiyasuddin School in 1999 and Jamaluddin School in 2004. With her experience and background in managing schools, she was promoted to the post of Superintendent of Education in 2005, to manage all the schools in the capital island of Male’.
Her work took a different direction in 2010, when she was transferred to head the Foreign Relations Section within the Ministry. She was also appointed as the Secretary General of the Maldives National Commission for UNESCO and ISESCO. She was serving in the Foreign Relations Section of the Ministry of Education when she resigned to join the Civil Service Commission.
Ms Jameela worked part time as a Presenter of English news in the Television Maldives for about seventeen years which enabled her to build her confidence and communication skills.
She is willing to commit herself to serve the community and the people of the Maldives.
Ms Jameela Ali Khalid completed her Bachelor of Arts in English Language (1983) from the American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon , and earned her Masters Degree (1990) in Educational Administration and Supervision from the University of the Pacific, Stockton, California, USA.
Fathimath Renee Abdul Sattar – Commissioner