Hassan Saeed has worked within utility services and the environment sector for 20 years. Living on Kaafu Atoll, he currently works for Research Triangle Institute as their Plastic Reduction Coordinator.

As well as his career focusing on finding ways to reduce plastic pollution, Hassan is also a keen sports fisherman and wants to learn more about how he and his fellow fisherman can lower their impact and contribute in reducing the plastic reliance in the sport. Hassan also hopes to use the knowledge from the programme to improve his expertise in his job role.