Adnan has been at the forefront of corporate management, academic contribution and practical participation in the fishery operations in the Maldives for the last 30 years. The President of Maldives Seafood Processors and Exporters Association, and Managing Director of the private tuna processing firm, Horizon Fisheries, Adnan is one of the world’s leading authorities on pole and line fishing.
He has attended many workshops and seminars, participated in study tours to several countries, and consulted on fishery issues to the government and to private entities. He has also written several articles and published books on aspects of commercial fisheries in the Maldives. In 1998, he was awarded the Presidential Special Award for dissemination of fishery information.
Adnan’s vast experience, practical knowledge and academic contribution make him a valuable asset to the International Pole & Line Foundation.