NewsMarch 4, 2024

Sun Siyam Iru Veli Maldives Promotes Ahmed Shareef to Director of Engineering

Sun Siyam Iru Veli, the epitome of laidback luxury and the ultimate tropical retreat, announced the well-deserved promotion of Ahmed Shareef to the position of Director of Engineering, effective January 2024.

Ahmed Shareef brings over two decades of mission-driven engineering leadership to his new role, making him an exemplary candidate for Engineer of the Year. His extensive experience in managing and expanding technology organisations is complemented by his exceptional leadership and communication skills, setting him apart as a standout professional in the field.


What truly distinguishes Shareef is his unwavering commitment to sustainability and innovative engineering solutions. As the former Chief Engineer at Iru Veli, Shareef successfully implemented a groundbreaking water irrigation system and introduced glass upcycling initiatives. This visionary approach transformed discarded glass into functional furniture, aligning seamlessly with Sun Siyam Iru Veli’s dedication to environmental responsibility.

Shareef’s impact extends to waste management, where he ingeniously repurposes waste as fertiliser, showcasing his commitment to sustainable practices. His leadership as the head of the sustainability team has seen the orchestration of large-scale setups for events, highlighting his strategic vision and organisational prowess in delivering exceptional experiences for guests.

Whether swiftly addressing engineering issues involving guests or staff, Shareef’s efficiency and reliability have consistently shone through. His passion for engineering, coupled with a proven track record of impactful projects and sustainable initiatives, makes him an outstanding candidate for Engineer of the Year.

Sun Siyam Iru Veli proudly celebrates Ahmed Shareef’s promotion, recognising him as a driving force behind the resort’s commitment to laidback luxury and environmental stewardship. As Sun Siyam Iru Veli continues to redefine the ultimate tropical retreat experience, Shareef’s leadership promises to elevate the engineering department to new heights.

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