Mr Ahmed Inaz

BA Economics (National University of Singapore), MSc Development Economics and Policy (University of Manchester, UK), MSc International Business Economics (University of Westminster, UK)

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Doctoral Candidate - Doctor of Philosophy


Minister of Finance and Treasury, Ministry of Finance and Treasury, Republic of Maldives, April 2011 - December

Deputy Minister, Ministry of Economic Development and Trade, Republic of Maldives, November 2008 - April

Member of National Planning Council, Presidents Office, Republic of Maldives, November 2008 - December 2011

Assistant Director General, Economic and Strategic Planning Section, Ministry of Planning and National Development, Republic of Maldives, October 2006 -November 2008.


Research | Current

Inclusive Development

Development Studies

Political Ecology and Political Economy

Community Participation



Invited speaker, The Maldives Financial Expo 2015, Maldives Monetary Authority, November 2-3, 2015.

Invited speaker, The Maldives Finance Forum 2012: Fostering Long-term Economic and Social Development, Bandos Island Resort, Maldives, May 13-14, 2012.

Appointed Governor to Boards of Governor, The World Bank, April-December. 2011.

Head of delegation, Second Trade Policy Review of the Maldives, Geneva, Switzerland, October 26-28, 2009.


Areas of expertise

Fiscal policy, political ecology and tourism development policy, development economics and policy, political economy, participatory approaches to tourism development, quantitative and qualitative data analysis with STATA and NVivo.

Committees/Professional groups/Services

A founding member of Transparency Maldives (Anti-corruption NGO)

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Alternative contact

Office hours

+64 277782898 (HP)

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