Business Administration

Staff Associate Professor
Dr Hj Mohamad Nabil Almunawar
Mohammad Nabil Almunawar (Ir. IPB Indonesia, MSc UWO Canada, Ph.D. UNSW, Australia)  is a senior lecturer at  the School of Business & Economics, Universiti Brunei Darussalam (UBD), Brunei Darussalam. He received his first degree from Bogor Agricultural University in 1983 (Indonesia), master degree (MSc Computer Science) from the Department of Computer Science, University of Western Ontario, London, Canada in 1991 and Ph.D. from the University of New South Wales (School of Computer Science and Engineering, UNSW) in 1997. Dr Nabil has published more than 60 papers in refereed journals, book chapters, encyclopedia as well as international conferences. He has many years teaching experiences in the area computer and information systems. His overall research interest is application of IT/IS in Business/Management and E-Commerce/E-Business/E-Government. He is also interested in health informatics,  information security, cloud computing, object-oriented technology, databases and multimedia retrieval.

Staff Associate Professor
Dr Md. Zahidul Islam
Md Zahidul Islam is a Senior Assistant Professor of Management at University Brunei Darussalam (UBD). Dr Zahid earned his PhD and MBA degrees from the University Science Malaysia (USM). Previously he worked with universities in Bangladesh and Malaysia. Dr Zahid has years of active teaching, consultancy and research experience in the fields of Strategic Management, Human Resource Management and Knowledge Management. His research work has appeared in such journal as Management Decision, Journal of Database Management, Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental Management, VINE: The Journal of Information and Knowledge Management Systems and International Journal of Managing Projects in Business.

Staff Senior Assistant Professor
Dr. Nazlida Muhamad
Phd in Markerting (The University of Western Australia)
MBA (Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia)
BBA (Hons) (Universiti Utara Malaysia)

Staff Senior Assistant Professor
Dr Hjh Syamimi Binti Hj Mohd Ariff Lim

PhD in Development of Factors of Motivation to Influence Employees Change

Dr Hjh Syamimi Graduated from Edith Cowan University, Australia with Double Major in E-Commerce and Management Information Systems, and Masters in Management Information Systems.

Graduated from Brunel University, United Kingdom with Doctor of Philosophy.

Staff Senior Assistant Professor
Dr M Muzamil Naqshbandi

Staff Senior Lecturer
Dr Leong Vai Shiem

PhD in Marketing, University of Nottingham, United Kingdom

Master of Marketing Management, Griffith University, Australia

Bachelor of Business Adminstration, Universiti Brunei Darussalam, Brunei

Vai’s primary research interests lie in advertising and service marketing. To draw out greater understandings into these two domains, consumer cognition process and emotional interpretation of cues are important aspects providing insights into their roles on consumer perception, attitudes, behaviourial intention or consumption choice; and advertising effectiveness or branding in the service sector. Residing in Asia, her research naturally span into cultural dimensions – including Islamic values and Chinese practices – denoting the increasing importance of examining cultural influences on marketing strategies.

Vai received her doctorate degree in 2009 from University of Nottingham, United Kingdom, where her thesis examined the effects of tangible cues as a visualisation strategy on advertising of services with particular emphasis on financial services. In 2008, her paper presented at the Academy of Marketing Annual Conference, hosted by University of Aberdeen was awarded the best paper for the Services Marketing track.

Staff Assistant Professor
Dr. Annie Dayani Ahad Abdullah
Annie Dayani is a lecturer at the School of Business and Economics UBD since 2001. She graduated from UBD with a Bachelor of Business Administration. Under UBD study exchange program, she has also earned a Diploma in European Management Science from University Kent, Canterbury UK. Her Masters Degree is in Applied Information Technology from Monash University Australia. In 2013, she completed her PHD in Communication Technology at University of Queensland, Australia. Research interests include business and management, information systems and e-government as well as knowledge management. 

Staff Assistant Professor
Dk. Dr. Siti Rozaidah Binti Pg Haji Idris
Pg Dr Siti Rozaidah has been a lecturer in leadership at Universiti Brunei Darussalam School of Business and Economics (UBDSBE) since 2008. She has been the Head of Graduate Programme at UBDSBE since 2018.

She has a PhD in Management Learning and Leadership from the Lancaster University Management School (LUMS) United Kingdom, 2016, MA in Human Resource Development & Consulting from LUMS, 2007 and a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and Financial Management from University of Sheffield, 2006. Her current research interests are public sector leadership, islamic perspectives of leadership and cultural studies on leadership. Other areas of interest are in human resource development policies and employability. She has also published several chapters on CSR initiatives in Brunei in a book entitled Green Behavior and Corporate Social Responsibility in Asia (Emerald Group Publishing) and Scopus-indexed journal articles on unemployment issues in Brunei. She has also represented Brunei at the APEC HRD Working Group Meetings under the Capacity Building Network from 2009 to 2014. She has also been invited as a guest speaker and trainer for several leadership development programmes. 

She welcomes research collaboration in the areas of leadership, human resource development and cross-cultural management.


PhD in Management Learning & Leadership. 
MA in Human Resource Development & Consulting 
BA in Accounting & Financial Management 
BA in Business Administration

Staff Assistant Professor
Dr Mohamed Syazwan Ab Talib

Mohamed Syazwan Ab Talib is an Assistant Professor of Logistics Management at the School of Business and Economics, Universiti Brunei Darussalam (UBD). Prior to UBD, he was a Senior Lecturer in Marketing at Azman Hashim International Business School, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, and a Lecturer in Logistics Management at the Faculty of Business and Information Science, UCSI University.

He studied logistics and transportation management at Universiti Teknologi MARA and graduated with a bachelor’s business degree with honors in 2011. Having completed the Master of Business Administration from Universiti Selangor in 2013, he pursued a doctoral degree in management in 2014 and was successfully awarded the PhD in Management, with distinction, from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia in 2017.

His research and teaching focus primarily on logistics and supply chain management with the inclusion of halal principles and Islamic distribution. His research also encompasses the halal management standard that centered on the association between halal certificate implementation and business performance. He has published numerous academic papers and presented in international conferences on various subjects, particularly on halal, halal food, halal management standards, halal logistics and halal food supply chains.

Staff Assistant Professor
Dr Hammeed Abayomi Al-Ameen
Hammeed joined University Brunei Darussalam in August 2018. He was formerly a lecturer at Cardiff University from 2014 to 2018. He also worked at City, University of London as a post-doctoral fellow from 2013-2014. He was also a visiting fellow at the British Institute of International and Comparative Law. Hammeed is a qualified Barrister and Solicitor. He has worked as a legal consultant to a law firm in London and also as a Counsel in Nigeria. He completed his PhD at Swansea University where he also taught contract law, equity & trust, EU law and International law. He gained his Masters degree at Maastricht University, the Netherlands and also holds Diplomas in International Trade Law and Intellectual Property Law from the Institute of European Studies Macau, China.

Staff Assistant Professor
Dr Lukman Raimi
Dr Lukman Raimi holds a PhD in Entrepreneurship & CSR from the Leicester Business School, De Montfort University Leicester, United Kingdom with two master’s degrees in Economics and Human Resources Management from University of Lagos.

Previously he was a Principal Lecturer and the Coordinator of Training at the Centre for Entrepreneurship Development (CED) at Yaba College of Technology Nigeria. He is a trained facilitator of Entrepreneurship at the prestigious Entrepreneurship Development Institute (EDI), Ahmedabad, India under the World Bank-Step B Project. He had undergone special training in Enterprise Education for Employability facilitated by the Oxford Brookes University and the Pan African University Nigeria under the British Council’s sponsorship. He had coordinated several Business Plan Competitions including serving as Mentor in the 2014 Business Plan Competition of Islamic Development Bank in Morocco.

He is an alumnus of Cumberland Lodge, Windsor, United Kingdom having participated in the residential mentoring in 2014

Staff Lecturer
Dr. Fairul Rizal Bin Haji Rashid

BBA (Brunei), MSC Operations Management (UK)

Fairul Rizal is an active academia, with research focus on quality improvement, organizational development and change management in various sectors. He has been involved on numerous academic, training, consultancy and research projects particularly in his areas of interest. He has also been entrusted to hold administrative positions at the university in relation to its Strategic and Quality Assurance and Management related domains. 

Staff Lecturer
Dr Wardah Hakimah Binti Haji Sumardi

Wardah Hakimah is a lecturer at the School of Business and Economics UBD since 2008. She graduated from UBD with a Bachelor of Business Administration. Under UBD study exchange program, she has also earned a Diploma in Business Administration from University Kent, Canterbury UK. Her Masters Degree is in Marketing from University of Manchester, United Kingdom. In 2018, she completed her PhD in Business Management at University of Manchester, United.

Staff Lecturer
Dr Pang Li Li
Msc Public Policy (University of Bristol)
PhD (Monash University)

Coordinator (Discovery Year) Lecturer
Dr Thuraya Farhana Hj Said
PhD in Management, University of Surrey, United Kingdom (2015).

MSc in Management (International Management), Swansea University, United Kingdom (2008).

BA (Hons) in Business Studies, University of Glamorgan, United Kingdom (2007). 

Deputy Dean (Research) Lecturer
Dr. Wardah Azimah Binti Haji Sumardi
A lecturer specializing in Human Resource Management at the School of Business and Economics, Universiti Brunei Darussalam. She has been with the faculty since 2007. She received her PhD in Business and Management and MSc in Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations from Alliance Manchester Business School, University of Manchester, United Kingdom. She earned a bachelor degree from Universiti Brunei Darussalam in Business Administration. She also received a diploma in Business Administration from University of Kent, United Kingdom

Staff Lecturer
Frankie Ong Jen Yong