Malé, Maldives – President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih has appointed Mohamed Shareef as State Minister of Environment, Climate Change and Technology today.
He had previously been appointed to the Governing Board of the Maldives Qualification Authority in January 2020 and served as the member representing Information Technology at the Board. Mohamed Shareef also previously filled the post of Vice-Rector, Academic Development, at Cyryx College.
Mohamed Shareef most recently served as the Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Communication, Science and Technology from January 2019 to May 2021. He has years of experience in information technology, including as the Chief Information Officer (CIO), Deputy Director General (DDG) and Head of Networks at the National Centre for Information Technology (NCIT).
Mohamed Shareef attained his Master of Engineering from the University of Birmingham, United Kingdom.
Shareef also facilitates and conducts seminars, workshops and awareness sessions on gender, gender equality, mainstreaming and gender-based planning as a Gender Trainer for the Gender Ministry of the Government of Maldives and the NGO Hope for Women.