Zarir is a professional Architect and was previously the General Manager of the National Aquaculture Company (NAQUA) based in Saudi Arabia. NAQUA was the largest Barramundi, Shrimp and Sea Cucumber producer in the world. Zarir was responsible for setting up the Land-based Facility for the Fish Business Unit (FBU). He was also tasked to coordinate the Recovery Plan after NAQUA’s shrimp production was wiped out by WSSV (White Spot Virus). It has since recovered.