An alumni of the Department of Urban and Regional Planning, Faculty of Built Environment (FAB), Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), Johor Bahru, Encik Abdul Razak bin Mohd Yusoff, Chief Executive of Kumpulan Prasarana Rakyat Johor (KPRJ), a State of Johore Government Link Company (GLC) delivered an elightening talk in JPBW Monthly Seminar on 3rd December 2015.
Encik Abdul Razak bin Mohd Yusoff is a graduate of Urban and Regional Planning, UTM in 1987 and has a Post Graduate degree in Land Economics from Nihon University, Tokyo, Japan. He began his career in the late 1980’s as a Research Assistant (RA) at FAB and moved on to become a Contractor with YTL, a Turnkey Contractor with Trans Resources Corporation (TRC), a Developer with TRC Development Sdn. Bhd., a Township Developer with Island and Peninsular (I&P) Group Sdn. Bhd. He is then appointed as the Chief Executive of KPRJ in Mei 2015.
During the talk he shared his pains and gains in his carreer path starting from the era of economic recession in 1980s; and the knowledge of urban and regional planning that were utilized throughout his carreer in the construction and property development. He also spoke at length about his experience as a property developer and the many hardships that a developer went through in the long process of developing a property. The talk was held at the Convention Hall, FAB from 11.00 am till 1.00 pm.