Ahmad Naqiyuddin Bakar, CMILT (UiTM, IIUM, Exeter, Hull), is an associate professor at the Faculty of Administrative Science and Policy Studies, Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM), Malaysia. He is currently rector of the UiTM Johor branch. Prior to this, he was Head of the Research and Publication Unit at the Malaysia Institute of Transport after having previously served as Head of Institutional Research under the Strategic Planning and Information (CSPI) Centre at the Office of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Innovation) of UiTM. He is also a senior research fellow at the Centre for Biodiversity and Sustainable Development, UiTM. He holds a Professional Certificate in Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) in Policy Management. Much of his research work is focused on public policy, sustainable community development and biodiversity, and human capital management.