Mr. Saifuddin Abdul Karim
Director of City Planning Melaka Historic City Council

Mr. Saifuddin Abdul Karim is the Director of City Planning with Melaka Historic City Council in Malaysia.

He holds an MSc degree in Renewable Energy: Technology and Sustainability from the University of Reading, United Kingdom and a Bachelor’s degree with honours in Town and Regional Planning from Universiti Teknologi MARA Malaysia.

He is a registered Town Planner with the Malaysian Board of Town Planners and the Malaysian Institute of Planners.

Prior to this, he was an Urban Planner with Hijjas Kasturi Associates Sdn., an established architectural and urban planning firm in Malaysia involved in various urban planning and urban design projects in Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia.

At the High-Level Seminar, he hopes to learn more about community engagement, urban resilience projects and international funding sources.