DR. MARINI NURBANUM MOHAMAD is presently a senior lecturer in the Operations & Management Information Systems Department at the Faculty of Business and Accountancy, Universiti Malaya. She obtained her Ph.D degree in 2010 from Cranfield University, United Kingdom in the area of global supply chain management, focusing on framework development to improve global sourcing strategy implementation. She has a Masters of Business Administration from Universiti Malaya (2005) and obtained her Bachelor of Business Administration from Universiti Malaya (2002). She has published several articles in international journals. She has also presented her works in proceedings and conferences in various countries such as United Kingdom, New Zealand, Netherlands, and Spain. Her research interests include supply chain management, global sourcing and operations management.