Meet the Engineer
Safrizal Kasri studied in SMK King George V and later pursued his pre-university in the top A-Levels institution, Kolej Yayasan UEM (KYUEM).
After achieving stellar results for his A-Levels examination, Safrizal was offered to further his studies at Imperial College London to do his Masters in Engineering in Civil and Environmental Engineering.
He started his career in geotechnical engineering as a summer intern for Atkins before working there full time. He is now the project engineer for Geoquip Marine Group, providing offshore geotechnical solutions worldwide for renewable energy developments. He has managed the delivery of geotechnical investigation data for an offshore wind farm in the East Coast of the USA.
- Attended SMK King George V, Seremban, where he was the Head Prefect.
- Completed his A-Levels at Kolej Yayasan UEM, one of the premier A-Levels institutions in the country.
- Attended Imperial College London after A-Levels for his Master’s in Engineering in Civil and Environmental Engineering
- Chose to do geotechnical engineering because he wanted a challenge, this being the most difficult type of engineering he has faced.
- Currently the chair of the BGA, British Geotechnical Association.
- Led the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind Farm Project in the US. Currently, the largest wind farm in the US.
- Designed the structural integrity of a nuclear power plant in the UK.
- Advised students to always be proactive in their extracurriculars to develop skills outside of the classroom but to also put examinations as top priority.
- Explained that 90% of the job is about soft skills, interpersonal skills, knowing how to work well and lead people in a project or team