Professor Dr. Mohd Noor Mohd Shariff, DBS (UiTM), BSc Business Administration (Central Michigan University, U.S.A), MBA (Western Illinois University, U.S.A), PhD (Entrepreneurship/Finance) (Loughborough University, U.K), member of Malaysian Institute of Management (MMIM).
Employed as a Bank Officer by the Standard Chartered Bank from 1981-1983. After obtaining his MBA, he was employed by the Credit Guarantee Corporation (CGC) as an Administrative Officer (Claims Department) from 1986-1987.
Moved into education as a Lecturer in Finance at University Technology MARA, 1987-1993 and at University Utara Malaysia, 1993-until now. Teaches on a wide range of subjects at undergraduate and postgraduate levels and supervises postgraduate students. He served University Utara Malaysia as Deputy Dean (Development) from 2000-2001 and Dean of the School of Management and Faculty of Business Management from 2001-2003. He was instrumental in setting up three new programmes including the Bachelor of Entrepreneurship (Honours) in the Faculty of Business Management. He had done an industrial attachment with the Fisheries Development Authority of Malaysia (LKIM) studying the Development of Entrepreneurship among the Area Fishermen Associations.
His research interest include: financing of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) especially government support for SMEs, the internationalization of SMEs and venture capital. His research has been presented in various conferences both in Malaysia and abroad. He has also published articles in several local and international journals. Involved with a number of consultancy projects in Malaysia, including rendering consultancy services to MARA, KEDA, LKIM and others.