Experienced in the areas of HR strategy, customer experience, quality management, talent, performance management and learning and development, Afeef Hussain has been in the hospitality industry for over 15 years. He has lived and worked in diverse geographies including Malaysia, Singapore the Middle East. Currently at the leading LUX* Resorts and Hotels, based at their Maldives properties, his expertise spans across areas such as quality and change management and service strategy as well as employee engagement, employee marketing, and branding. He has spoken in HR Summits and various speaking engagements in Indonesia, Dubai, Hong Kong and United Kingdom, USA, India, Sri Lanka, Maldives and Singapore and is also a Certified Speaker/Trainer and Coach from the John Maxwell Team and currently holds the Executive Director role for Maldives. In February 2016, Afeef was awarded Global Training and Development Leadership Award at the 3rd (2016) & 4th (2017) Global Training Conference in Mumbai and World HRD Congress 2016 awarded him the title of “100 most influential Global HR Professionals”. This title was researched and granted by one of the founder of World HRD Congress and World CSR Day, Dr. R. L. Bahatia. Afeef is also a graduate of Harvard Business School Executive Education Program Class of March 2016. Afeef is a founding member and the president of the Maldives Association for Human Resource Professionals.