... ... Meet the Team

The Boutique Beach Guest Support Team

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Buddhika
BB Chef
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Afsal
BB Manager
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Romney
BB CEO and addicted diver
Buddha is originally from Sri Lanka. He has 7 years experience as a professional chef - Chef Diploma from Kandy Hotel School; 5 years experience in Sri Lankan hotels and bars, 1 year as a Safari boat chef in the Maldives and 1/5 years Boutique Beach. He is experienced in both European and local cuisine.
Afsal is from Dhigurah and has 13 years experience as a professional in the Travel Industry and has worked at key Resorts including Mirihi, Lux, Kihaad, and Diva. 
His key focus...Marketing BB and customer relations.
Romney is from London, UK.
She has over 20 years diving experience with over 1600 dives.
Her previous role was Marketing Director UK fashion Tesco and Marketing Director BHS.
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Ali
Boat Staff
Ali is famous for his tea and coffee brew ups between dives and always very helpful kitting up and helping divers on board after diving.
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Mette
Dive Base Leader
Danish with experience teaching and diving off Tanzania, Vietnam and Maldives. Fluent Danish and English with basic German. Key experience in running Open Water, Advanced and enriched air courses in particular. Keen photographer and social media expert.
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Ibrahim
Boat Captain
Ibrahim...Boat Captain, with over 25 years experience spotting whale sharks and mantas. Ibrahim knows where all the reefs are, in particular he reads the currents just right to drop divers in the perfect place to arrive safely at the thilas without a stressful descent.
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Sara
Diving Instructor
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Zalif
Local Divemaster
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Shahid
Dive Boat Captain
Swiss diving Instructor with fluent German, English, French and Italian. Nurse and paramedic. Diving experience in Indonesia and Maldives. Keen spotter of small critters in particular.
Local Divemaster from nearby island of Dhidhoo. Keen photographer and spotter of small critters in particular. Maintains both air and Nitrox compressors and fills tanks daily too.
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Saeed
BB Waiter
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Kausher
Housekeeping Assistant
Said is originally from Bangladesh and has lived in Dhigurah for almost 6 years. He has worked as a fisherman, in hotel housekeeping and now as a waiter at Boutique Beach.
Kausher is from Bangladesh and is relatively new to the island.
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