Dr. Mohammad Habibur Rahman
Dr. Mohammad Habibur Rahman is an Associate Professor at Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Government (MBRSG). Prior to this he was faculty member in a number of universities including University Brunei Darussalam (Brunei), University of South Pacific (Fiji), Lakehead University (Canada) and University of Dhaka (Bangladesh). During his tenure at University Brunei Darussalam, he served the Faculty of Business, Economics and Policy Studies and the Institute of Policy Studies as Program Leader of Graduate Studies. He supervised academic research by a number of graduate and doctoral students and acted as external examiner to several doctoral theses.
Habib has been an active researcher and has published papers on governance, civil service reform, local government, human resource management, e-government and knowledge sharing in top-ranked scholarly journals. His current research interests include public governance reform, smart government/e-government, knowledge management and public sector performance.
His long professional experience also includes advising UNDP and providing consultancy to a range of international agencies including the World Bank, Asian Development Bank, United States Agency for International Development, Commonwealth Secretariat and Asia Foundation on governance and public policy areas. He was a coordinator and facilitator of executive development program for civil servants in Fiji and Brunei as well as a consultant to the Government of Brunei on national service and youth development.
Habib received his PhD from the University of Wales in the UK and held two visiting positions, as Senior Fulbright Scholar at Maxwell School of Syracuse University in USA and Visiting Fellow at York Centre for Asian Research in York University in Canada.