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Emeritus Professor, University of Nottingham, (currently CEO and Senior Vice President of the PETRA Group), University of Nottingham

I am currently the Chief Executive of the Good Capitalism Forum, with the PETRA Group of companies. I also hold positions of Senior Vice President of the PETRA Group and Chief Operating Officer & Executive Director of the Sekhar Institute.

Prior to these appointments, I was the Provost and CEO of the University of Nottingham Malaysia. I also served as a Pro-Vice Chancellor at the University of Nottingham. I hold a Distinguished Professorship at the Open University, Hong Kong and an Honorary Professorship at Amity University, India.


  • –present
    Professor of Operations Research and Vice-Provost, University of Nottingham


  • 2001 
    University of Nottingham, PhD
  • 1997 
    UMIST, BSc Computation (1st Class)


Prior to retirement I was a Fellow of the Operational Research Society and the the British Computer Society