Ms. Sujatha Haleem was appointed to the post of Chief Executive Officer by the Board of Pension Office on 31 October 2022.
Prior to this appointment, Ms. Sujatha Haleem served as the Chief Operating Officer from January 2018 until October 2022. Additionally she undertook the responsibilities of Acting Chief Executive Officer for over 2 years.
Ms. Sujatha Haleem was designated as the Director Corporate Affairs from July 2016 to December 2017, and Director Programmes from September 2015.
She has made invaluable contributions to the social security system of Maldives as well as to the Pension Office. Since 2008, Ms. Sujatha Haleem has been engaged at the forefront of initiatives to strengthen the social security system in the Maldives, with a focus on introducing a modern and sustainable pension system. She played a pivotal role in the Pension reform process by leading the “Pension and Social Protection Administration Project” of the World Bank that led to the development of the Maldives Pension Act and establishment of the Maldives Pension Administration Office.
Ms. Sujatha Haleem has also served in senior roles at the Ministry of Finance and the Disaster Management Center. She holds a Master of Business Administration in Finance and Marketing, and a Bachelor of Commerce in Finance.
Chief Technology Officer (CTO)
Mr. Shafeez joined Pension Office in 2009 and currently holds the post of Chief Technology Officer. He is responsible for overseeing Pensions Administration and Technology Division of Pension Office.
Prior to joining Pension Office, he headed Technical Support Services at Maldives Meteorological Service. He has over 20 years of experience in implementing Information Management 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.
Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
Mr. Shahid joined Pension Office in 2018 and currently holds the position of Chief Financial Officer. He is responsible for overseeing the Investments and Financial Management functions of Pension Office.
Prior to joining Pension Office, he worked as the Director General at Maldives Inland Revenue Authority (MIRA) and has held numerous managerial positions at MIRA.
He holds a Master of Science in Applied and Islamic Finance from IIUM Malaysia and a BA (Hons.) in Accounting and Finance from the University of East London.
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.