Professor Dr Mohd Faiz bin Abdullah graduated with First Class Honours in Law (LLB) from the International Islamic University in 1989. Prior to that, he obtained his Bachelor’s degree with Honours in English Literature from Universiti Malaya in 1978 with concentration in Philosophy and Shakespeare and Minors in French, Arabic and Sanskrit. He was called to the Malaysian Bar in 1990, beginning his legal career with Zain & Co. Soon after that, Dr Faiz branched out into corporate law with public listed companies and was later appointed CEO of Talasco Insurance Berhad, Chairman and CEO of public-listed Arus Murni Berhad as well as chairman of Faiz Securities Berhad.
As a managing partner of Faiz & Co, Advocates & Solicitors, Dr Faiz has been in legal practice for more than 25 years, specialising in mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance and advisory, forensic due diligence and public interest litigation. During these years, Dr Faiz earned his MBA in Business Law and Corporate Finance and later his PhD. Dr Faiz is the founding Dean and Professor of Selangor Business School, UNISEL. He is also Special Advisor on International Policy and Affairs to YAB Dato’ Menteri Besar, Dato’ Seri Mohamed Azmin bin Ali.
Nor Azilah is an Associate Professor at Universiti of Selangor. She holds a Doctorate of Philosophy (PhD) in Management from Universiti Malaysia Terengganu (UMT), M.Sc from UPM and B.Sc from University of Wisconsin, USA. She is now holding position as Deputy Dean in Selangor Business School. She was the Managing Editor of International Journal Contemporary Management (IJCM) and Selangor Business Review, Reviewer Journal of Quality Measurement and Analysis (JQMA), Selangor Humaniora Review, Jurnal Penyelidikan Institut Pendidikan Guru Malaysia and Jurnal Akademik Institut Pendidikan Guru Malaysia. She has published in international journals and local journals as well as conference proceedings. Now she is the Principal Researcher for a fundamental research grant Scheme (FRGS) by the Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE) and Selangor State Committee for Research, Development, Science and Technology, and Innovation Committee (JTGPPSTI) and Ministry of Education, National Children Development Research Center (NCDRC).
She received best paper presenter awards at BIBSR 2017, ICBER 2016, and AASM2013. Her core research areas are quality of life, work-life balance, business continuity management, educational leadership, and business management. Finally, she is an active member of different professional organisations namely Malaysian Institute of Management (MIM), Malaysian Environment-Behavior Researchers (AMER) Certified Supply Chain Practitioners, Malaysian Institute of Purchasing and Material Management (MIPMM), Malaysian English Language Teaching Association (MELTA), and National Union Teaching Profession (NUTC).