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Management Profile

Executive Director of Alia


Atho Ali

Mr. Mohamed Atho Ali, the elder son of the founder and late chairman Mr. Ali Abdulla, joined the ALIA Group in 1997 as a senior executive after his graduation from University of Wollongong, Australia with a degree of Business Management. He was appointed as the Managing Director of Alia Construction Pvt Ltd in 2006 and also serves as the Executive Director of Alia Investments Pvt Ltd.

His vast experience spanning into three decades and his dynamism has helped forge many successful business relationships, business development and adaptation. His contribution as the Managing Director is pivotal in the exponential growth of Alia Construction Pvt Ltd and it’s emergence as one of the leading and most reliable contractors in Maldives.

Mr. Atho’s leadership significantly helped Alia Construction Pvt Ltd withstand the test of times and become more successful than ever before. Alia Construction Pvt Ltd continues to grow to newer heights in the fast-evolving and also volatile local construction industry. With confidence and resilience Mr. Atho has taken the organization forward, resulting in a vast set of diverse clients from luxurious resorts, to local buildings, to housing projects and government projects. Mr. Atho has a vested interest in the strategic financial management of ALIA and leads the organization in this front.

Mr. Atho’s positions as Director of Kunavashi Resort & Spa and Kasanfaru Resort, under development by ALIA, alongside his role as Managing Director of Moofushi Investments Pvt Ltd, highlight his dedication to excellence and success in the hospitality and investment sectors.

As the Executive Director of Alia Investments Pvt Ltd, Mr. Atho has been pivotal in propelling the company’s steady expansion and diversification. Alia Investments Pvt Ltd holds a prominent position within the industry. Notably, the company enjoys an enduring 50-year partnership as the exclusive distributor for Yamaha products. Needless to say, Mr. Atho’s strategic leadership has played a significant role in cementing the company’s distinguished reputation and sustained success in the market.

Mr. Atho plays a pivotal role in reshaping and steering the ALIA brand towards success. His leadership across multiple business ventures underscores a legacy that continues to shine brightly, propelling ALIA to the forefront of both the construction and retail industries in the Maldives.