The Founder and Managing Director

Mr. Mohamed Nazari Jaafar or better known as Nazari is the Founder and Managing Director of Spatialworks Sdn Bhd, a company he incorporated in 2000. He is among the rare GIS Specialist with specialization in GIS Analysis and Modelling and has more than 28 years experience with special focus on Spatio-Environmental Assessment and Management.

After graduated from East Carolina University, North Carolina, USA in 1986, he began his career with Mauldin-Parmell Inc., a Civil Engineering Consultancy company in 1986 as Assistant Planner in Knoxville, Tennessee, USA. At the same time, he enrolled for his MSc in Planning at the University of Tennessee and graduated in 1988. He continued working with Mauldin-Parmell Inc., until 1991 before returning back to Malaysia. In 1992, he joined University of Malaya as a Tutor before furthering his studies in University of Edinburgh, Scotland. He was a GIS Lecturer in the Department of Geography, University of Malaya from 1996 until 2002.

Since 1997 he has been an active GIS consultant to various government and private agencies in Malaysia. At the international level he was involved as GIS Consultant with Kano State Government, Nigeria in one of their project to rehabilitate 3 irrigation dams. He was also involved in the design and development of rubber plantation schemes for the Government of Laos.