Fayaz Mansoor


Fayaz studied Bachelor of Applied Science in Quantity Surveying in 1996 at the Queensland University of Technology, Australia, becoming the first Quantity Surveyor in the Maldives. He started his professional career as the Quantity Surveyor at the Ministry of Construction and Public Works (MCPW).  In the same year Fayaz joined Gedor Architecture as an Associate working on part time basis and in 1997 became a director. In 2000, Fayaz received Master of Building Science at the Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. He returned to Maldives and continued to work at MCPW and Gedor. In 1991, Fayaz was among the four people who were offered to join the newly established Hulhumale Development Unit reporting directly to The President’s Office. The purpose of this Unit is to reclaim, plan and develop a 188 hectares of land. Fayaz’s key roles at the Unit were seeking and managing finance for the development and establishing the real estate market. In 2004, he left to work in New Zealand and joined Fletcher Reinforcing in Hamilton as a Detailer and in 2005 became the Branch Manager. His role there includes, efficient and smooth running of Hamilton Branch, office and the workshop, ensure health and safety of the staff, prepare measures and tenders for large commercial projects, oversee detailing, invoicing, stock management and ensure the Branch meets its performance targets.  

In 2009, he returned to Maldives and started working full time at Gedor. Throughout his career he has involved in a number projects including, One and Only Reethi Rah, Hakuraa Hura Resort, Cocoa Beach Resort, Reethi Beach Resort, STO Head Office Building, Maldives Monetary Authority Building, Maldives Post Office Head Office Building and the President’s Office.

In addition, Fayaz also carries out property valuation reports for banks, insurance companies and property owners.

Fayaz was an Executive Board Member of Maldives Association of Construction Industry since 2009. He is a registered Quantity Surveyor at the Ministry of Housing and Environment. He is currently a director at Gedor Architecture and heads the Quantity Surveying department.