Dr. Azmah Binti Haji Othman, Ph.D (Malaya), M.Phil. (Wales), M.Sc. (Wales) and B.Ec. (Malaya) is now a Research Fellow at Ungku Aziz Centre for Development Studies, University of Malaya. Formerlly a senior lecturer at the Department of Development Studies, Faculty of Economics and Administration, University of Malaya. She lectured, researched, and supervised students in areas related to the economic development, economic growth, cooperative movement, poverty alleviations, inequalities, agriculture, rural development, human trafficking, and Persons with disabilities. She has published papers on subjects related to Orang Asli and poverty, human trafficking, cooperative development and performance, cooperative banking, climate change and aquaculture development. Formerly she was deputy dean for Undergraduate and Postgraduate degree, Faculty of Economics and Administration, University of Malaya. From 2005 until 2018, she was appointed as the Consultative Council member by the Malaysia Cooperative Society Commission, Malaysia. She has contributed and presented papers on the Malaysian cooperative at the EURISCE and ICA international cooperative research conferences and webinars sessions.