Dato’ Dr Azhar Ismail completed his Diploma in Agriculture at Universiti Pertanian Malaysia (1975), and obtained his undergraduate degree in Entomology at the University of California, Davis (1978). He then continued his graduate degrees of Masters (1981) and PhD in Entomology (1992) at the Washington State University. He has served as an Adjunct Professor with the Department of Crop Protection at the University Putra Malaysia. Also, he was the President of the Entomological Society of Malaysia (Entoma) in 2001-2002. Dato’ Dr Azhar Ismail has more than three decades as an entomologist at Malaysian Agricultural Research and Development Institute (MARDI) and the Malaysian Cocoa Board (MCB). He was the Director-General of the MCB and was at the helm for more than ten years. He is currently the Vice-Chancellor of Nilai University, overseeing all aspects of the university’s operation, especially in teaching, research and public service mission.  He has over 100 publications which include journals, conference papers and book chapters. 



Prof. Ir. Dr. Shuib Sahudin is the Deputy Dean of Faculty Science and Technology, Quest International University, Malaysia. He graduated from the Sunderland University, UK, received Master’s in Science from the University College of Swansea, Wales, UK and completed his Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Engineering Management. He began as a Lecturer in the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering at USM, Deputy Director for the Centre of Academic Innovation at Universiti Malaysia Pahang and as Director for Academic Quality at UniMAP. He served as a consultant in several consulting companies. He also served as a Director of Operations for a multinational company overseas. He has sufficient track record as an academician and researcher. He has published over a dozen journal and conference papers, filed for two patents and has secured over RM 1 million in research funds. Prof. Shuib is a Professional Engineer (PE) with practicing certificate registered with the Board of Engineers, Malaysia (BEM). He has an excellent track record in Professional Practice & Services and Management/Leadership area in university, public and professional bodies. He has been an active panel member of the Engineering Accreditation Council, Board of Engineers Malaysia (EAC-BEM) since 2006, External Examiner for engineering programmes and served as an MQA auditor, MyQUEST Assessor, Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE), as principal Professional Engineer interviewer for the Institute of Engineers Malaysia (IEM). He was appointed as International Observer representing Malaysia for Canadian Engineering Accreditation Visit.
Prof. Dr. Christina Lee is currently the Dean of Federation Business School, Federation University Australia since 2018. Prior to her current role, she held several positions over the years whilst at Monash University Malaysia, namely, Professor of Marketing, Head of School, Head of Department and MBA Director. Prof. Christina’s international experience is gained from positions held at the University of Auckland, as well as visiting positions in Pennsylvania State University and Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. She also has commercial market research and consulting experience, both from working as an independent consultant in New Zealand as well as with a global market research company in Indonesia and Malaysia. Christina’s research interest lies in consumer behaviour and marketing, specifically issues relating to sustainable and responsible consumption, decision making, social marketing and services. While her preferred method of inquiry is qualitative, she also collaborates in research that uses experimental designs.
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ahmad Yasir Md. Said is the Associate Professor at the University Kuala Lumpur Malaysia France Institute. He obtained his Bachelor Engineering Technology (Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering) from University of Poitiers France, in 1995. He obtained Master of Engineering in Manufacturing System from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Bangi in 2002. He pursued his study in the same university and obtained his Phd in Mechanical and Material Engineering in 2011. His research is focus on optimization in machining of aerospace materials and materials processing and failures analysis. He actively involves in academic program accreditation with MQA and BEM. He is currently appointed as Associate Director for Engineering Technology Accreditation Council.  He was appointed by Timor Lestee National Agency for Academic Accreditation and Assessment as International Programme Evaluator in 2018 and 2019. His current research interest is feasibility study on application of biodegradable oil as cutting fluid.
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Jiang Bin is the Associate Professor at the Anhui Normal University, China. He obtained his Bachelor degree in Biology Science from Shandong Agriculture University (2011) and Master of Botany from Wuhan Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Science in 2014. He acquired his PhD from Freie Universität Berlin, Germany in 2018 and started his academician life in Anhui Normal University in the same year. His research mainly focusses on ecology and evolution aspects. Some of the research projects are included genetic biodiversity of Odonata, coevolution between predator and prey, stress (i.e. insecticide) impact on damselfly larvae. He has publications on his findings and reviews in China indexed journals and international indexed journals.