Academic Profile

Academic Profile

Assoc Prof (Adj) Momin Zafar Abdulmajid

Adjunct Associate Professor
College Dean's Office

Phone: (+65)67913561 / 98182440

  • PhD (Business) (Expected) Singapore Management University
  • MBA Kellogg School of Mgmt, Northwestern U. 1991
  • MSc (Mechanical Engineering) Purdue University 1983
  • BEng (Mechanical Engineering) Pune University 1981
Dr. Momin has over 27 years of global leadership experience in strategy consulting, as a Senior Partner and Managing Director at L.E.K. Consulting, the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and A.T. Kearney, and in industry as the Executive Vice President/COO at a multi-billion-dollar Gulf conglomerate, and in various management roles at United Technologies Corporation and General Motors Corporation.

At BCG, Zafar led the Industrial Goods Practice for Asia Pacific and was a member of both its Asia Pacific and Southeast Asia leadership teams. He was also the pioneering partner who established BCG’s presence in the Middle East and its offices in the UAE. Before BCG, Zafar was the head of A.T. Kearney's Asian Automotive Practice and a member of its Southeast Asian leadership team. At L.E.K. Consulting, Zafar was the head of Southeast Asia.

For the past 9 years, Dr. Momin also has been managing his own investment fund. He has also served on the boards of publicly-listed companies, non-profits and private equity funds. He is currently an independent non-executive board director of Petronas Chemicals Group, listed on the KLSE.

He has been teaching for the past 10 years and is an Adjunct Associate Professor at the College of Business at Nanyang Technological University. He has an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, a MSME from Purdue University and a Ph.D. (General Management) from Singapore Management University.
Research Interests
Dr. Momin's research interests are in the areas of strategic management, strategy implementation and business transformation. He is specifically interested in the topic of building successful growth businesses in emerging markets.

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