Zafir Hashim is an Executive Vice President of John Keells Holdings (JKH) and Sector Head of the John Keells Transportation Sector, the largest transportation group in the country. JKH’s Transportation Sector has interests in a diversified range of transportation and related businesses , such as operating domestic air lines, Managing Container Terminals, Freight Forwarding, Shipping Agency Business, Air Line Representation, Physical bunker supplier, etc. He is also the CEO of Lanka Marine Services (LMS), where he has served in this role since 2005. LMS is a subsidiary company of JKH, and is the largest physical bunker supplier in Sri Lanka. He has worked primarily in the field of petroleum for most of his career, with a short stint in the apparel industry. He is a Chemical Engineer by profession and holds a Masters in Chemical Engineering from the University of Birmingham, United Kingdom.