Fathimath Afiya

Fathimath Afiya is a learning facilitator, academic lecturer, and certified coach. She inspires leaders to influence their collaborators to enhance their productivity. 

Fathimath Afiya is from the Maldives, currently residing in Malaysia with her British husband John-Khalid Brigden for the past 5 years. They work together as a husband-and-wife training team and are seeking opportunities to enhance their training career in Malaysia, Maldives and globally.

Having acquired two master’s and professional certificates in areas of learning and development, business-related subjects: social development topics such as child rights, women's rights, disaster management and protection of the environment.

With her journalism and writing career, she has written articles for newspapers, published specific expert subjects, and developed core modules such as customer service, public relations, public speaking, and communication. She is a lecturer teaching undergraduate and graduate students for twenty-plus years. To date, she had conducted workshops for students, leaders, women, and business owners.

Fathimath has worked as an international consultant in the UK, Maldives, Thailand, Sri Lanka, and India in collaborative projects. Fathimath is an international speaker and has spoken at Universities like Oxford, and Boston as well as at the United Nations and at workshops and conferences.

Fathimath’s extensive knowledge and expertise in diverse fields allow her to design customised programs according to the needs of the clients. As she is an educator, facilitator, Trainer, and certified Mentor & Coach from different certified bodies, she integrates these into the learning and post-learning workshop as an approach to help the trainees to apply and retain the learning for higher performance and impact.

Educational Qualification:

  • Reading Doctorate in Business Administration
  • Masters in Business Administration
  • Masters in International Child Welfare
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Disability Studies

Coaching Certification:

  • International Coaching Federation certified Coach
  • John Maxwell certified Coach, Speaker, and Trainer
  • Global Muslim Academy Certified Coach

Professional Certification:

  • Virtual Learn Caster (VLC) – EnSync Learning & Performance Sdn Bhd
  • Certified Virtual Learning Facilitator (CVLF) – DRB-HICOM University, NeOOne, Malaysia
  • Craig Valentine World Class Speaking Coach

Training of Trainers Certification:

  • HRD Corp certified Training of Trainers (Malaysia)
  • Training of Trainers in Child Rights (Government of Thailand)
  • Training of Trainers on Feminist Legal Theory & Practice (Asia Pacific Forum on Women, Law and Development, Thailand)
  • SPEED (Solving Problems Efficiently, Effectively and Decisively) Facilitator (EnSync Learning & Performance Sdn Bhd)
  • LEAP (Leading for Excellence, Action & Performance) Facilitator (EnSync Learning & Performance Sdn Bhd)

Contact: +6017-7798 1117

Email: coach.fathimath.afiya@gmail.com | orchidafiya@gmail.com