Professor Dr. Noor Azizi Ismail
Dr Noor Azizi Ismail is a Professor in Accounting Information Systems. He is currently the Deputy Director General of Higher Education, Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia. Prior to the recent appointment, he served as the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Research and Innovation) UUM, Dean (Research and Postgraduate Studies) College of Business UUM, and Dean of OYA Graduate School of Business UUM.
He is the founder and first Secretary General to the World Association of Business Schools in Islamic Countries (WAiBS). He earned his PhD in Accounting Information Systems from Loughborough University UK. Professionally, he is a Certified Management Accountant and a certified trainer for SAS Activity-Based Management, a business intelligence software. His research interests include accounting information systems, corporate and IT governance, strategic management, leadership and entrepreneurship.
To date, he has completed more than 30 research and consultancy projects and published more than 100 articles in both academic and professional journals and magazines. He has authored and co-authored 7 books and monographs. He is also an editorial and reviewer board member of several reputable journals. During his tenure as Dean of OYAGSB, the School received several accolades such as B-School Leadrship Award by World Education Congress, Innovation Leadership Award and Education Leadership Award by CMO Asia’s Best B-Schools, accredited by international accreditation bodies such as ABEST21, AMBA and AACSB. Dr Azizi also initiated collaborations with several world top b-schools such as Kellogg School of Management and Judge Business School to offer joint executive programs, and established academic collaborations with several top business schools in the region.