Datuk Mohd Zarif Hashim

CEO, Mass Rapid Transit Corporation Sdn Bhd


DATUK MOHD ZARIF MOHD HASHIM is currently the Chief Executive Officer of MRT Corporation Sdn Bhd (MRT Corp) who leads the construction MRT Putrajaya Line Project, the RTS Link Project from Johor Bahru to Singapore and the upcoming MRT3 Circle Line Project.

He holds an MBA from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University and a Bachelor of Engineering (Chemical Engineering) from the University of Pennsylvania, both in the USA.

Mohd Zarif was conferred the rank of Assistant Commissioner (Hon) Civil Defence and has served on the Advisory Board of the National Science Center. He is currently a member of the Board of Trustee Perdana Leadership Foundation and a Director at Prasarana Malaysia Berhad.

Prior to joining MRT Cop, Mohd Zarif was the CEO of Sapura Group’s technology business. He also concurrently assumed the role of the Group Chief Operating Officer of Sapura Group with businesses in oil and gas, automotive parts manufacturing, education, aviation, technology, rail system and property development.

MRT3 Circle Line Project is positioned as a strategic economic initiative that would rejuvenate KL, build new affordable homes along the MRT3 Circle Line alignment, change the conventional construction work method to attract more Malaysian youths, and promote locally developed technologies.