Sabah Lands and Surveys Department
SR. Datuk Haji Safar B Untong is currently the Director of the Lands and Surveys Department Sabah Malaysia. He joined the department in 1987. He holds a Bachelor of Land Surveying (Honours) from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia in 1987 and Master in Business Administration (MBS) from Universiti Malaysia Sabah in 2006 and Master of Science (Land Administration and Development) from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia in 2008.
He is a Registered Professional Land Surveyor, Chairman of the Sabah Surveyors Board, Member of the Central Town and Country Planning Board (Sabah), Member of Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors United Kingdom (MRICS), Fellow of Royal Institution of Surveyors Malaysia (FRISM) and Honorary Fellow of International Institute of Utility Specialists.
He is currently the Vice President of International Institute of Utility Specialists (session 2019-2023) and the Council Member of ASEAN Federation of Land Surveying and Geomatics (session 2017-2019).