Afandi was appointed on 1 September 2013 as our Vice President of O&M Business Unit. He obtained his Certificate as a Mechanical Technician in 1993 from the Petroleum Industrial Training Institute Malaysia. He obtained his Vibration Specialist Certificate 1 and 2 in 1997 from the Vibration Institute, United States of America. He later obtained his Bachelor of Science in Engineering in 2004 from the Liberty International University, United States of America, whereby he was awarded with an Award of Academic Excellence. He is also a member of the IMM Vibration Committee.
He began his career with Malaysia LNG Sdn Bhd as a Mechanical Trainee in 1991. In 1992, he joined Asean Bintulu Fertilizer Sdn Bhd as a Mechanical Technician. He later joined Petronas Penapisan Melaka Sdn Bhd in 1993 as Mechanical Technician (Construction), before assuming several roles, namely as an IMI Technician in 1995, Rotating Equipment Inspector in 1996, and was further promoted to Senior IMI Technician in 1998.
In 2000, he joined Petronas Carigali Sdn Bhd as a Conditioned Based Maintenance Specialist. He joined Serba Dinamik as a Technical Engineer in 2001 and was promoted to Machinery Engineer in 2004 before assuming his current position in September 2013.