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Congratulations to the OTC Asia 2024 Recipient!

Emerging Leader Award

The OTC Asia Emerging Leader Award recognises an early career professional (fewer than 10 years of experience in the offshore energy sector) who is passionate about their field of work, dedicated to industry service, committed to sustainability, and highly focused on safety in the workplace.

Zahira Zaharudin for her exceptional project management skills and leadership in complex technical projects. She has demonstrated resilience, innovative problem-solving, and advocacy for gender equality in engineering, leading significant projects ahead of schedule and within budget.

Zahira Zaharudin

I am truly honoured for this recognition, and I accept this award on behalf of the many other young engineers in STEM who are juggling their careers and family life. My hope is that through this recognition, I and others like me, are able to inspire the younger generation to explore this thriving industry. This award symbolizes the shared passion for making a positive impact, fueling the nation responsibly and I am honoured to have been a part of that journey.