King Abdulaziz University

Dr. Subhan is a strategist and a Chartered Member of CILT (Australia), a Member of International Association of Maritime Economics (IAME), a Member of Society of Logisticians Malaysia, an Affiliate to ASCE (USA). He holds a PhD degree in International Business (Port Strategy) from the University of Utara Malaysia. He received his MSc in Environmental Management (Urban Transportation) from the National University of Malaysia and his Bachelor of Engineering degree (Civil Engineering) from Syiah Kuala University, Indonesia. Moreover, he studied information sciences at the International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM) at masters and doctoral level. His current research interests are in the area of port and maritime business, business strategy, corporate competitiveness, transport infrastructure and sustainable development issues. He has published papers in various refereed journals and contributed to various international academic conferences. Prior to joining the Department of Supply Chain and Maritime Business (formerly Department of Ports and Maritime Transportation) at King Abdulaziz University (KAU) Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, he has previously served a couple of years with government institutions and some private organizations in Indonesia, Malaysia and other international bodies in addition to research and teaching works with several public and private universities in Malaysia and Indonesia during last twenty years. He is an active editor for some academic journals.