Dato’ Kamarul Baharin bin Abbas was appointed as a Member of PR1MA Corporation on 23 October 2020. He has extensive experience in the field of project management and civil engineering for building and infrastructure projects both for public and private sectors. He is also involved in property development and corporate governance programs in Malaysia.
He started his career in Nestle Product (M) Ltd in 1968. From 1971 to 1974, he was the Sales Manager at Pernas Trading Sdn Bhd. He was one of the partners in Kotabena Engineering Sdn Bhd from 1974 to 1989. Subsequently, he was appointed as an Executive Chairman of the property development company at Tenaga Ehsan Sdn Bhd until 2018. In 2011 until 2019, he was an Independent Non-Executive Director at Kumpulan Peransang Selangor Berhad and Chairman of several subsidiaries under Kumpulan Peransang Selangor Berhad.
Dato' Kamarul Baharin holds a Diploma in Business Studies from MARA College, now known as Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM).