LAr. Fariza Firdaus is a founder and principal of Raintree Arborist Pvt. Ltd., graduated from Faculty of Design and Architecture, Universiti Putra Malaysia and has been in the landscape industry for more than 17 years. She is currently pursuing a PhD in Tree Appraisal. Prior to that, she graduated from University Putra Malaysia with a Bachelor and Master’s Degree in Landscape Architecture.

She is a corporate member of the Institute of Landscape Architects Malaysia and currently an elected committee member of Malaysian Society of Arborist. Besides her focus in business and continuing studies, she is also active in industry-based society and gives lectures to municipals and contractors.

Being one of two Qualified Tree Risk Assessor in Malaysia, she has assessed more than 1000 trees throughout the country. Municipal Specialist is her latest accolade and she is the first in Malaysia.