Zainal Abdul Aziz
Principal
VERITAS Architects Sdn. Bhd.

Zainal Abdul Aziz joined the VERITAS Design Group in 2000. In 2004 was promoted to Associate and then and was made a Principal in 2012.

Zainal received his architectural degree from the University of Arkansas, USA where he was awarded Second Ranked Senior Scholar in his graduating class. Upon graduation, he spent the next three years at Peters, Koblenz and Kreishman Architects in St Louis, Missouri USA. He returned in 1991 to join Arkitek Kitas Sdn for 5 years before continuing his Masters in Engineering at Chiba University, Japan from 1997 to 2000.

At VERITAS he has been instrumental in supervising the completion of 15 stations for the Rawang-Ipoh Double Tracking project as well as overseeing the design and construction of several high rise developments including the One Sentral office tower, the 1 Mont Kiara office and retail development, the 40-storey Menara Prestige office and currently, the 55-storey W Hotel and Residences.

Apart from his projects, Zainal is in charge of organizing the Professional Career Development program at VERITAS by providing guidance and support towards individual competencies to all staff in the organization.