Mr Nadeem’s tenure with the ABU Technology Department began in 2008. Before his appointment to the post of Secretary-General, he served as the Director of Technology and Innovation at ABU from May 2018 until March 2023. With a career spanning over 25 years in broadcasting and telecommunications, Mr Nadeem is an accomplished engineer specialising in electronic and information technology. From 2007 to 2008, Mr Nadeem lent his expertise to LSV Enterprises in Singapore, fulfilling the role of Project Engineer. Before this, he was the Head of Engineering at Television Maldives, a position he held from 1996 to 2007. Born in K. Malé, Maldives, in April 1974, Mr Nadeem’s academic credentials include a BTEC Higher National Diploma (HND) in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from Nottingham Trent University, United Kingdom, as well as an Honours Degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from the University of Hertfordshire, United Kingdom.