Ir. Dr. Zulhkiple A. Bakar

Managing Director, Perunding ZAB Sdn Bhd

Upon graduating with an honours degree in civil engineering from the Liverpool Polytechnic in the United Kingdom in 1984, Ir. Dr. Zulhkiple A. Bakar came back to join JKR as a design engineer before setting up his own civil, structural and geotechnical engineering consulting company in 1992. Now Ir. Dr. Zulhkiple has almost four decades of professional experience in building structural and foundation engineering design, with a proven track record in a very niche field of ‘Value Engineering’ design, providing economical alternative design solutions to clients throughout the country.

Examples of notable world ranking engineers that have helped Ir. Dr Zulhkiple develop Value Engineering Design over the last 29 years are Prof. Dr Rolf Katzenbach from Germany, Prof. Dr Harry Poulos from Australia, and the late Prof. Dr Jerry Shaw from the UK. Ir. Dr. Zulhkiple also worked in collaboration with consulting engineers and academic institutions from the United Kingdom, United States, Italy, Australia and Germany to develop more cost effective foundation and structural engineering designs.