Nazeema Ahamed, currently function as the Director (Planning) of the Ministry of Science, Technology and Research. She obtained her basic degree in Management from the University Colombo. She also completed her Master Degree in Environmental Science from the same University. Her Master degree on Public Policies is from the University of New South Wales. Ensuring a multi-disciplinary professionalism, she completed a Post Graduate Diploma in International Relations at BCIS. Her field of expertise include policy making and strategic Planning, Results based monitoring & evaluation and change management. Change that she wants to drive is; inspire people to work towards result with special focus on public service.