Dato' Seri Amirudin bin Shari is a Malaysian politician and currently serves as the Menteri Besar of Selangor and the State Assemblyman for Sungai Tua. Prior to the 2018 Malaysian general election, he was the Selangor State assemblyman for Batu Caves. He was the manager of the Selangor FA football team, leading the team in two consecutive Malaysia Cup finals, in 2015 and 2016. The famous 33rd mission to win Malaysia Cup was accomplished in 2015 under his leadership. Selangor was also the champion of 2016 Sukma under Amirudin. Amirudin won his first attempt in the electoral campaign in 2008 as a young candidate. He helped the Pakatan Rakyat coalition, consisted of People's Justice Party, Democratic Action Party, and Pan Islamic Party, to defeat Barisan Nasional for the first time in Selangor electoral history. In 2013, he retained the position as a member of the Selangor State Legislative Assembly and became a member of Selangor State Executive Council, holding the portfolio for Youth Development, Sports, Cultural and Entrepreneurship Development. Due to his active involvement in People's Justice Party Youth's Wing since 2004, he had been chosen as the Vice Chief of the division. On 4 January 2014, Amirudin announced his candidacy for the Keadilan Youth Chief's post, teaming up with Dr Afif Bahardin in AMK Baru line ups. He lost to Nik Nazmi Nik Ahmad on the most excruciating campaign to date. Even before being appointed as the member of Selangor State Executive Council, Amirudin was actively involved with policies making, and state programmes for youths and sports. He was unofficially named vice president of Selangor State Executive Council along with Dato' Haji Yunus Hairi and Jenice Lee. They founded the Penggerak Belia Tempatan (PeBT) (English: Local Youth Movement) initiative together, which engineered of many youth programmes in Selangor. Amirudin was also appointed as the Vice Chairman of Selangor Sports Council during Tan Sri Khalid Ibrahim period as Menteri Besar of Selangor, holding the position from 2008 until 2010. During his early involvement in social activism and politics, Amirudin campaigned in democracy, cultural, and students movement. Frequent sessions of open discussion with Komuniti Seni Jalan Telawi (KSJT) were held, with goal to promote arts and culture.