YAB Dato’ Onn Hafiz Ghazi

Menteri Besar Johor


YAB Dato’ Onn Hafiz Ghazi is an accomplished leader with a diverse background in politics, business, and community development. He served as Member of Johor State Legislative Assembly for Layang-Layang from 2018 to 2022 and is currently a member of the Johor State Legislative Assembly for Machap.

In his both corporate and political career, Dato’ Onn Hafiz Ghazi has held various key positions, including Johor State Executive Councillor for Tourism, Youth, and Sports from 2019 to 2022, Former Political Secretary to the Minister of Defence from 2013 to 2018, Vice Chief Division of UMNO Simpang Renggam [Present], Youth EXCO UMNO Malaysia-Overseas Higher Education Bureaus [2012 – 2018], and Youth Chief Division of UMNO Sembrong [2012 – 2018]. He also held significant roles in the corporate sector where he was the Director of Chin Well Holdings Berhad from 2005 to 2013 and the Chief Executive Officer of KMB Sdn. Bhd. during the same period. He was also attached to PricewaterhouseCoopers (PWC) [2001 – 2004]

Dato’ Onn Hafiz Ghazi has made notable contributions and achievements throughout his career. He established and led the Southern Volunteers program, which mobilized over 15,000 Johorean youths to assist in the registration of over 500,000 Johoreans for vaccination. He played a key role in the development of the Tunku Mahkota Ismail Youth Centre (TMIYC), which offers various recreational and event facilities.

Recognizing the importance of digital entrepreneurship, he initiated Online Entrepreneurship Workshops to train and support young Johorean entrepreneurs. Dato’ Onn Hafiz Ghazi also created the Johor XTIF program, promoting unity among the multi-racial youth communities of Johor.

His commitment to youth development is evident through dialogues with youth leaders, where he discussed policies and ideas to foster leadership, resilience, and determination among Johorean youth. Furthermore, he organized an Upskilling Program for tour guides to enhance their communication and marketing skills. During his tenure, Dato’ Onn Hafiz Ghazi conceived the Johor Tourism Recovery Plan, aimed at revitalizing the tourism industry in Johor.