Appeal Committee

Rauhath HussainChairperson


Ms. Rauhath Hussain is the Performance Audit Director at the Auditor General’s Office. She joined the Audit General’s Office on November 2012 as a Senior Auditor and filled the role of Performance Audit Manager from 2017 to 2021.

Ms. Rauhath started her career as an Assistant Audit Accountant at the Ministry of Finance and Treasury.

Ms. Rauhath Hussain is an Associate Member of Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (ACMA) and also a member of Chartered Global Management Accountants (CGMA).

Mariyam YashaMember

Mariyam yasha

Ms. Mariyam Yasha is the Deputy Manager (Legal Service) at Maldives Inland Revenue Authority. She has 4 years of experience in Legal field.

She is familiar with Maldives Constitution, Employment Act, Financial Act, Contract law and has excellent personal skills.

Ms. Yasha holds a Bachelors of Shari’a and Law with Honors.

Ibrahim SiaauMember

Ibrahim Siaau

Mr. Ibrahim Siaau is the Manager (Legal and Regulations) at Capital Market Development Authority (CMDA). He has over 10 years of experience in Legal and Finance Field.

Mr. Siaau is a licensed legal practitioner with knowledge and experience in corporate governance and Shariah governance. Prior to joining CMDA, he worked at one of the largest financial organizations in the Maldives, Allied Insurance where he played a key role in establishing and growth of its Takaful window, Ayady Takaful. He is also a member of the Maldives Bar Council Interim Committee.

Mr. Siaau holds a Masters of Comparative Laws.

Maasha NizamMember


Ms. Maasha Nizam holds the position of Manager within the Financial and Compliance Audit Department at the Auditor General’s Office. With a wealth of over 5 years of experience in external auditing within the same office, she brings extensive expertise to her role. Prior to embarking on her higher education journey, she served as an Assistant Officer at the Maldives Inland Revenue Authority.

Ms. Maasha Nizam is a distinguished member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and a Fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of the Maldives.

Mohamed Shafaz WajeehMember


Mohamed Shafaz Wajeeh boasts nearly two decades of legal expertise. He currently serves as a founding partner at Praxis Law Firm LLP, a position he has held since its inception in 2012. Prior to this, he co-founded and practiced as a partner at Aequitas Legal Consultants LLP from 2009 to 2012. Before delving into private legal practice, Wajeeh gained invaluable experience in diplomatic and consular affairs at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs from 1999 to 2007. He also served as chief counsel at the Human Rights Commission of the Maldives from 2007 to 2010.

Wajeeh is deeply entrenched in commercial and corporate law, actively contributing to the development of legal frameworks across various sectors such as judiciary, broadcasting, human rights, and governance. He possesses comprehensive expertise in private law practice and is a registered advocate across all tiers of the Maldivian Courts. Moreover, he has lent his expertise to various disciplinary committees, including the Civil Service Commission disciplinary appeals committee in 2007 and as President of the Disciplinary Committee of the Football Association of the Maldives from 2015 to 2017.

Wajeeh holds an LLB (Hons) earned in 2003 and an MA in Philosophy & Social Theory obtained in 2005, both from the University of Warwick, UK.