Prof. Dato’ Dr Aishah Bidin is a Professor of Corporate and Insolvency Law at the National University of Malaysia. She has been an academic staff of the Faculty of Law of UKM since 1984.
Througout her service in UKM, Prof. Dato’ Dr Aishah Bidin used to serve as the Deputy Dean for (Academic, Research and International Relations) and subsequently Dean of the Faculty of Law from 2009-2014. She also served as the Legal Advisor of UKM Holdings (2008-2013), the corporate arm of UKM.
Prof. Dato’ Dr. Aishah earned her Bachelor of Laws (Hons) from the University of Malaya and Masters in Laws from the University of Kent, and her Ph.D in Laws from the University of London.
In 1996, Prof. Dato’ Dr Aishah Bidin was seconded to the law practices of Messrs Allen & Overy (Banking and Securities Department) and Messrs Travis, Smith and Braithwaite (Banking and Corporate Insolvency Unit), both of which were based in London.
In 2013, she was appointed as a Commissioner of the Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (SUHAKAM) for a three-year term where she also served as the Asia Pacific Representative in Global Alliance of National Human Rights Institutions (GANHRI) Working Group on Business and Human Rights (2014-2016).
Prof. Dato’ Dr Aishah Bidin is a Board Member of the Companies Commission of Malaysia (CCM) and an Executive Council Member of International Centre for Law and Legal Studies (I-CeLL) of the Attorney General Chambers (AGC) of Malaysia. She also serves on the Advisory Board of Intellectual Property of UKM, Malaysian Legal and Tax Information Centre (MLTIC). She was an Executive Council Member of Legal Aid Foundation of Malaysia (YBGK).
Since 2007, she took on the role as a Visiting Professor/Fellow at several universities namely Monash University, Monash Asia Institute, and the University of New South and Wales (UNSW). Prior to that, she was a Fellow of the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies (IALS), University of London, United Kingdom from 1996-2000. She is presently a Visiting Professor at the World University of Economy and Diplomacy, Tashkent, Uzbekistan and a Fellow of the prestigious Academy Science of Malaysia (ASM).
In June 2016, Prof. Dato’ Dr Aishah Bidin was re-appointed as a Commissioner for a second term from 2016 until 2019.