Governing Board
Interim President: Rasheeda Ali

Interim President: Rasheeda Ali

Elected as First Vice President at the 12th General Assembly for the term of 2023- 2027. She currently is serving as the Interim President of Maldivian Red Crescent.

Rasheeda Ali was the first Secretary General of the then newly established Human Rights Commission of the Maldives and also the first Secretary General of the Maldivian Red Crescent and made significant contributions to the institutional development of these organisations and to human rights promotion; and provision of humanitarian services in the country.

She has over 25 years’ experience in the Government; mainly in national planning and development, project management, monitoring and evaluation; and human resources development. She held senior positions in the Ministry of National Planning & Development including posts of Deputy Minister and Permanent Secretary.

She has been an active member of MRC since 2010 and is currently retired and does volunteer work. She holds a Masters of Commerce (Human Resource Management) Degree from the University of Wollongong, Australia and a Bachelor of Business Administration (Business Administration) Degree from the American University of Beirut, Lebanon.