About Athif

Athif has more than thirteen years of experience in the hospitality industry, having worked for some of the most prestigious brands in the Maldives.

He began his career as a Call Center Assistant at One&Only Reethi Rah, Maldives.

After over a decade in the Front Office, Athif joined LUX* South Ari Atoll, Maldives, as Assistant Manager of Training and Quality Assurance.

He is currently the Learning and Development Manager at Sun Siyam Iru Veli, Maldives.

He is also an ultra-runner, a thinker, a speaker, and a writer.

The longest distance he ever covered was when he completed the Addu Marathon 100K Ultra in December 2019, covering a total distance of 101 kilometers in 15 hours and 51 minutes. The longest duration he ever did was when he attempted the 100 Miles Sud de France in October 2023, where he ran for 19 hours and 52 minutes.

Athif writes about motivation, leadership, human resources, learning and development, personal growth, philosophy, psychology, athletics, and life.

Some of his work has been featured in various publications on Medium, Corporate Maldives, and Hotelier Maldives.

He was a panelist at the National HR Convention and EXPO in 2022. Most recently, he delivered a speech at the Learning and Development Conference 2023, organized by the Maldives Association of Human Resources Professionals and attended by about 250 participants.

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