Based in the Maldives, Thoriq has a comprehensive understanding of Maldivian media, politics and civil society. Having worked in a leadership position at an international NGO for eight years, he has extensive experience in communications and project management.
Thoriq has provided political analysis for donors, diplomats and international organisations, as well as engaging with political leaders, civil society, and journalists within the Maldives and abroad. In addition to working with Common Seas, he also runs his own communications company.
Growing up and living in the Maldives, Thoriq has a close connection to the ocean. He enjoys scuba diving and is a certified PADI Dive Master.