HANAFI MAMAT, has been the director of wira ukur consultant since the incorporation of the firm in 1990. He graduated from North-East London Polytechnic (now University of East London) with BSc. (Hons) in Surveying and Mapping Sciences. He later obtained his MSc at the University of Technology Malaysia in Land Development and Administration and is also currently a doctoral (PhD) candidate at the same university.
Upon graduating he joined the Survey and Mapping Department Malaysia serving in various capacities in Taiping, Kuala Lumpur, Kuantan, Kuala Terengganu and Kelantan. One remarkable experience he had gone through was the dangerous and arduous mission as a Team Leader in the Malaysia-Thailand International Boundary Survey and Demarcation Project.The critical project was to delienate and demarcate the Malaysia-Thailand boundary according to the watershed features in accordance to the Anglo-Siamese Treaty 1909. In 1977, he survived a communist terrorists ambushed and 4 booby trap attacks and arms skirmishes with the terrorists during the course of this national duty. He had successfully completed some 70 kilometres of border surveys during his tenure on the backdrop of continuing communist terrorists manace attempting to disrupt the project. He resigned from government service in October 1990 to set up his practice.
He has attended numerous national and international congresses and seminars pertaining to surveying and technology on the Continuing Professional Development(CPD) program. He had also on numerous occassions presented technical papers. He is a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors(RICS) and a Fellow of The Institution of Surveyors Malaysia (ISM). He has served the Association of Authorised Land Surveyors Malaysia (PEJUTA) beginning as an ordinary member, exco member, Secretary-General, Vice President and is currently chosen as the President of the Association since 2004.
He has contributed immensely to the Land Surveying profession and the community.
In December 2005 he was elected as a member of the State Legislative Assembly for the State of Kelantan.