Prof. Dr. Abu Bakar A. Hamid has chosen academic as his profession in 1992, from a lecturer and later rise to a Professor of Marketing and Supply Chain Management. He holds a BBA and an MBA from Northrop University (USA) and PhD from University of Derby (UK, 2003) and now attached with PUTRA Business School Malaysia.
He has demonstrated an excellent record of teaching and supervision for more than 30 years in the academic field, both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Above all, his achievement in graduating more than 45 PhD candidates proves his ability, capability and passion in postgraduate and 21 Post Doctoral Research Fellowship supervisions. He has shown excellent records of impactful research and publications which directly has strengthened his expertise in the area of his interest. He managed to secure several competitive national grants and consultant for various projects and later profoundly published in more than 300 articles in competitive international journals, proceedings, books and book chapters. Such commitment is truly an academician landmark.
From the accolades, his academic recognition and leadership demonstrate the level of professorship. His notable contributions are recognized locally and internationally, as proven by the multiple invitations he had received as visiting professor, invited speaker, reviewer, board of editor in journals, external assessor, and internal and external examiner. With such caliber, he has much to contribute to any academic institutions worldwide and was pronounced “The Best Supply Chain Professor” by The Golden Tigers 2019.