Thoyyib was appointed as Managing Director of Maldives Marketing and PR Corporation in 2018.
A Bournemouth University graduate, with Master of Arts in Broadcast and Film Management, he started his career in the media industry at Television Maldives where he worked his way up to Assistant Director General, Head of HR, and Planning and Development. In 2006, he served as CEO of the new private local TV channel, Villa Television. With expertise in management and public relations, he was appointed as Chairman of Maldives Marketing and PR Corporation in 2009. He served as Finance Executive at Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture and also as State Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture during the term of former president Mohamed Nasheed.
Thoyyib has also served several other positions, including as President of the Asia-Pacific Institute for Broadcasting Development (AIBD) and Managing Director of Atoll Seven Pvt. Ltd.
With over fourteen years in management, Thoyyib brings with him extensive experience in strategic planning, decision making and international networking, with emphasis on fostering creativity.