Shahrull Allam Shah Abdul Halim is the CEO of Johor Port Berhad (Johor Port). Prior to joining Johor Port, he was the Deputy CEO of Senai Airport Terminal Services Sdn Bhd. Shahrull also served as Senior General Manager, Corporate Division for Port of Tanjung Pelepas and had direct responsibility over several key departments.
Shahrull had served with the Government of Malaysia from 1985 till 1998, holding several key positions initially at the Department of Fisheries and subsequently at the National Security Council, Prime Minister's Office. His main responsibilities then included Maritime Affairs, Law of the Sea Convention including maritime boundaries and the strategic aspects of the overlapping area in South China Sea. In addition, through the National Maritime Council, he was also responsible for navigational safety matters and protection of the marine environment especially pertaining to national sovereignty and integrity.
Shahrull had also served as Malaysia representative at the International Seabed Authority under the International Law of the Sea as well as being a key member of the Malaysian delegation on issues relating to Maritime boundary delineation and involve in ASEAN Working Committee on South China Sea maritime disputes. During his tenure at the Department of Fisheries, Shahrull was part of the pioneer team in setting up Malaysia Marine Parks.
Shahrull currently sits on the board of several MMC group companies namely JP Logistics Sdn Bhd, Seaport Worldwide Sdn Bhd. KMB Seaport, Cranetech Sdn Bhd and KTMB MMC Sdn Bhd.
Shahrull holds a Bachelor of Science in Fisheries and Marine Science from the University of Agriculture Malaysia and an Advanced Certificate of Exclusive Economic Zone Management (United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea) from the International Ocean Institute of Malta.