Born in the Maldivian archipelago, Naushad Waheed began his career as an artist in the mid 70's. The scope of work ranging from paintings to sculptures; his art has been displayed in a number of tourist resorts as well as exhibitions across Europe, Australia, China and America.

Winning The Presidential Award in 1997, catapulting his career, Naushad has won multiple national awards as well as other notable awards internationally.

Naushad currently resides in Cambridge, England.