Prof. Zhari is currently a Principal Consultant for International Halal Industry Consultancy, Civet Technologies Sdn. Bhd. He is a Professor in Pharmaceutical Chemistry at Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM), where he has been a lecturer since 1982.
Prof. Zhari has published more than 250 scientific articles (in journals, patents, monographs, proceedings, abstracts) at international, regional and national levels, and has written several books and monographs including an Index of Malaysian Medicinal Plants. He is also the recipient of several international and national awards in Scientific EXPO on Herbal and related products.