Dato' Sri Azmi Abdul Aziz comes into Prasarana Group as Group Managing Director on January 1, 2015 after serving as Chief Development Officer at the Land Public Transport Commission or Suruhanjaya Pengangkutan Awam Darat (S.P.A.D.) for more than 3 and a half years.
Dato' Sri Azmi Abdul Aziz brings with him more than 25 years of experience in the public and private sectors in the public transport industry and has immense and outstanding intellect in public transport with his contribution to the public transportation sector that encompasses policies and operations of public transport systems and services.
He was among the pioneers at PUTRA LRT and served as Chief Operating Officer of KLRT Consultancy and Engineering Services (which is now under the purview of Prasarana Integrated Management & Engineering Services Sdn. Bhd. (PRIME) ) as well as General Manager of Rail Operations at Rapid KL Sdn. Bhd.
Prior to his appointment as the Chief Development Officer at S.P.A.D., Dato' Sri Azmi Abdul Aziz served as the Chief Operating Officer of SCOMI Engineering Bhd. At SCOMI, he also served as the Project Director for India’s first Monorail project in Mumbai where he ensured the smooth implementation and timely completion of a project worth USD650 million.
As S.P.A.D.‘s Chief Development Officer, Dato' Sri Azmi Abdul Aziz played an essential and successful role in planning and implementation of land public transport transformative initiatives and reforms. He formulated the National Public Transport Masterplan, the development and setting-up of transport policies and data generation of all public transport activities, all of which are key components towards the transformation and improvement of land public transport system and infrastructure in Malaysia.
He played a pivotal role in planning and supervising the KVMRT Line 1 (Sungai Buloh-Kajang) and KVMRT Line 2 (Sungai Buloh-Serdang-Putrajaya) and was deeply involved in the G-to-G collaboration and formulation for the High Speed Rail project from Kuala Lumpur to Singapore.
Dato' Sri Azmi Abdul Aziz is also a great advocate of the Malaysian public transport sector at the International Association of Public Transport (UITP), travelling internationally to tirelessly promote Malaysia’s efforts in the transformation and modernization of public transport.