Dr. Alizi Alias is a freelance consultant organizational psychologist with more than 20 years of working experience in academia and two years working experience in industry. Dr. Alizi’s expertise is in the areas of organizational psychology, applied psychology and Islamic psychology with vast research, teaching, consultancy, and practical experiences. He had published 14 journal articles and book chapters, and presented 26 conference papers, and also a frequent speaker on psychological issues. Dr. Alizi is also the cofounder of Psychospiritual Institute, advisor of several companies, and offers training as a freelance or via several training companies such as Human Dynamics, ABH Global Inspire, Managers’ University and Spring Foundation, London.
Dr. Alizi Alias graduated from International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM) with a B.IRKH in Islamic Revealed Knowledge & Heritage, and a B.HSc in Psychology. He obtained his MSc in Applied Psychology from University of Surrey, United Kingdom, and completed his PhD in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM). He has taught at IIUM from 1997 to 2018 and spent 9 months at University of Gloucestershire, United Kingdom as an academic visitor. He had either lectured or is currently lecturing part-time at UKM, Open University Malaysia (OUM), Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) UniMy, and Alif Institute, London. At IIUM, Dr. Alizi held the post of Head of the Department, Deputy Director, and coordinator of various committees. He has been invited by several universities as external assessors, external examiners, and Board of Studies for psychology programmes and at the same time, a Panel Assessor for the Malaysian Qualification Agency (MQA).