Mohamad Shafie Taib is an engineer at the Town Planning Department in Alor Gajah Municipal Council, Melaka, Malaysia where he has worked since September 2012. Mohamad Shafie is involved in green technology, climate change and urban sustainable development programme. A Commonwealth Innovation Awards 2019 Partnerships category winner.

In 2018, the Alor Gajah Municipal Council in collaboration with the Universiti Putra Malaysia launched the Pulau Semut Village Sustainable Communities programme. The programme’s goal is to systemise the use of day-to-day green technology in non-urban communities so that green-living permeates all levels of Melaka society. This includes preserving the environment, instilling a culture of low carbon living and managing solid waste sustainably.