Dato’ Haji Abd. Karim bin Munisar graduated with a Bachelor of Economics (Hons) degree in Rural Development in 1974. He holds an Advanced Diploma in Economic Development (with Distinction) from University of Manchester, UK and Master in Business Administration from University of Edinburgh, Scotland. He also attended an Advance Course in Urban Planning JICA at Tokyo.
Dato’ Abd. Karim started his career in the civil services as an Assistant Director in the Ministry of Finance in 1974 and retired as the President of Petaling Jaya Municipal Council in 2004. He was the District Officer cum Acting President of Sepang District Council, President of Ampang Jaya Municipal Council, Chief Assistant State Secretary of Selangor (Local Authority Division), Deputy Director of Klang Valley Planning Secretariat, Prime Minister Department, Chief Assistant District Officer 1 (Land) of Kuantan District Office and Chief Assistant State Secretary of Pahang, Assistant District Officer, South Kinta; Chairman of South Kinta District Council; Assistant District Officer, Kampar; Chairman of Kampar/Gopeng Municipal Council and also Assistant State Secretary of Perak. He was appointed Executive Chairman of KPS in 2004. He sits on the Board of Kumpulan Darul Ehsan Berhad as President, a position held since 6 September 2004. He is also the Executive Chairman of Kumpulan Hartanah Selangor Berhad and Chairman of Taliworks Corporation Berhad.
Source: Website of Kumpulan Perangsang Selangor Berhad (KPS)