Dr. Mahamad Tayib is the Professor at Othman Yeop Abdullah Graduate School of Business, University of Utara Malaysia. He obtained his Ph.D in Accounting and Finance from Glamorgan University , Wales. He holds a Master of Accountancy from Glasgow University, Scotland and a Bachelor of Accounting (Hons) from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia.
He is a member of Certified Management Accountant (CMA), a Chartered Financial Accountant (CFIA), and a member of Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA). He is a Chartered Member of the Institute of Logistics and Transport (CMILT), a member of the Academy of Management (USA) and a member of the Institute of Marketing Malaysia.
He research interests include Taxation; Financial Accounting Theory and Reporting; Public Sector Financial Management; Accounting Education and Accounting Information System. He supervises PhD, MSc and MBA candidates. He is the internal examiner for MBA and MSc research projects.
He has made contributions on articles to international and local journals. He authors book in Taxation and Public Sector Accounting. He is a member of Editorial Board of Asian Journal of Knowledge Management and the reviewer for international and national referred journals.