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Dr Azley Abd Razak

Senior Lecturer In Strategy & International Business

I am an Academic Course Leader for MBA Global and Senior Lecturer at the Gloucestershire Business School. As an academic, I enjoy the challenge of inspiring students to engage with the topics I teach and see the rewards of their improved understanding of the subject matter. As for my current…


For the past 21 years, I have been working in academia and my teaching experience spans the fields of; business strategy, operations management, innovation management, and international business. Besides my teaching experience, I have also had the experience in managing courses and carrying the responsibilities as Academic Partnership Lead. This has allowed me to have experience in negotiating and developing relationships with international educational institutions in Asia and Europe. I have also gained corporate experience of working as an executive with Arab Malaysian Bank. I have been able to apply this corporate experience in developing my teaching materials appropriately and giving the students an insight into the business world.


  • Postgraduate Certificate Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, University of the West of England (UWE), 2015
  • MA Applied Social Research (Business Management),UWE, 2006
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA), Universiti Sains Malaysia, 1999

Membership of professional bodies

  • Fellow, Higher Education Academy (HEA)
  • Triple Helix Association
  • Chartered Management Institute (CMI)

Teaching & Research


  • Strategic Management
  • Innovation Management
  • Managing Operations Globally
  • International Business


  • University-Industry-Government Relationship
  • Triple Helix Model of Innovation
  • System of Innovation
  • Innovation, Science and Technology Policy


More publications from Dr Azley Abd Razak can be found in the Research Repository.

External responsibilities

Subject for media interview

University-Industry-Government Relationship, Innovation Management

External examining

Xi’an Jiaotong – Liverpool University