NewsDecember 28, 2023

Ayesha Nurain Janah Assumes Role as Chairperson of MMPRC Board

Ayesha Nurain Janah has been appointed as the new Chairperson of the MMPRC Board. Nurain, currently serving as the Vice Chair of Hotels & Resorts Investment Maldives (HARIM), oversees the diversification and long-term strategies of a multi-industry portfolio. This portfolio spans across various industries, including hotels and resorts, construction technology, and marine products. 

Additionally, Nurain Janah is the Executive Vice Chair at Hotels Resorts Construction Pvt Ltd, a well-regarded contractor specialising in turnkey resort building construction services. HRC, a second-generation family-run business based in the Maldives, boasts globally recognised projects such as the Anantara Banana Island Resort in Doha and Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi.


Nurain is a Chartered Accountant (CA) with a decade of non-executive directorship in the philanthropic, startup, and public sectors. Currently, she is a Trustee of Foundation North, a prominent philanthropic grant funder. Her professional background also includes managing restructuring, insolvencies, and bankruptcies during her tenure as a Manager at EY New Zealand’s Turnaround and Restructuring Strategy team.

Beyond her corporate engagements, Nurain is the Founder of Rehendhi Coaching & Consulting, a social enterprise dedicated to innovating executive leadership by centring collectivist cultures and indigenous frameworks. Her credentials also include being a trained transformational coach certified by the Coach Masters Academy. Furthermore, Nurain holds the position of Founder & CEO at Authenticity Aotearoa, a charity focused on empowering women of colour to express their authentic selves.