Azmi ABDUL AZIZ
With over 30 years of experience in the public and private sectors in the public transport industry, Azmi’s vision as President & Group Chief Executive Officer of Prasarana is to bring the group to new heights and transform the country’s public transport services. Apart from operating urban rail and bus lines, Azmi is currently overseeing the construction of Prasarana’s new metro line, 37km long. Prior to Prasarana, he served as Chief Development Officer at Malaysia’s land public transport regulatory agency, Suruhanjaya Pengangkutan Awam Darat (S.P.A.D.). At S.P.A.D., he formulated the National Land Public Transport Masterplan, the development and setting up of transport policies, played a pivotal role in planning and supervising the Klang Valley Mass Rapid Transit Line 1 and Line 2 and also closely worked on the formulation for the High Speed Rail project from Kuala Lumpur to Singapore.
Presentation: Malaysia’s transformation: taking our cities into the future
Malaysia’s commitment to constructing public transport infrastructures is transforming its cities. Guided by the National Land Public Transport Master Plan, the integration of multiple urban public transport lines across Kuala Lumpur begins at the planning stage ensuring rejuvenation and regeneration of public spaces. This results in cities of the future which are not only planned and sustainable, but also ensures harmony between areas for both work and play.