In Service of our Nation

Ambassador | Permanent Representative

Dr Hala Hameed

Dr Hala Hameed was appointed as Ambassador and Permanent Representative on 22 December 2015. She is a former Minister of State for the Ministry of Law and Gender, as well as a former Deputy Commissioner on the Maldives Police Integrity Commission. Dr Hala has served more than 25 years in Government Service.

Dr Hala Hameed
Minister | Deputy Permanent Representative

Jeffrey Salim Waheed

Mr Waheed has served in news media, civil society, and the private sector before joining the Foreign Service. He currently serves at the rank of Deputy Minister in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. His primary responsibility is over engagement with the UN Human Rights Council and the World Trade Organisation. He also helps to oversee the diplomatic, consular and administrative work of the Mission.

First Secretary

Aishath Shahula

Aishath Shahula serves as the First Secretary of the Permanent Mission of the Republic of Maldives in Geneva, having been appointed in July 2016. She joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 2010, and prior to coming to Geneva headed the desk for Sustainable Development in the Global Affairs Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Maldives.

Aishath Shahula

Aurora Gaspar

Administrative Officer

Jason Bayran


Shafa Maseeh

UN HRC Adviser (Internship)

Freya Hübner

UN HRC Adviser (Internship)

Daniel Lopez Rojas

WTO Adviser (Internship)