Professor Datuk Dr Azizan Baharuddin is currently the Director of Centre
for Civilisational Dialogue, University of Malaya, and UKM-YSD Chair for Sustainability, Faculty of
Engineering and Build Environment, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia. She was also the former Director-General
of Institut Kefahaman Islam Malaysia (IKIM).
Azizan Baharuddin received her BSc (Hons) in Biology from the University of Tasmania, Australia in 1978, MSc (Univ. College London) in 1979 and PhD in Philosophy of Science (Science & Islam) from University of Lancaster, United Kingdom in 1989. She specialises in several areas such as bioethics, interfaith/intercivilisational dialogue, Islam and science, environmental ethics & religion and sustainable development.
She has published more than 200 books, book chapters, monographs, journal articles and newspaper articles in the above-mentioned fields. She is active in several governmental organisations and non-governmental organizations (NGO) connected with her areas of specialisation, as well as being a member of various advisory and consultative committees for ministries in Malaysia.