Datuk Seri Dr. MD Zabid Haji Abdul Rashid has been the Chief Executive Officer at Tun Abdul Razak Education Foundation (Yayasan Pendidikan Tun Abdul Razak) since 2007.
He obtained his B.Sc Agribusiness from the University Pertanian Malaysia (UPM), M.Sc Wye College,University of London, Diplome Etude Approfondie (DEA), University of Aix-Marseille, France, and Doctor of Science in Management, University of Aix-Marseille/ ESSEC, France.
He has extensive experience in academia and has held top management positions in public and private universities, companies and NGOs in Malaysia. His area of expertise includes strategic management, research management, cross-cultural management, marketing research, higher education, and business analytics. He has published more than 150 papers in Malaysia, USA, U.K. Singapore, and Switzerland. He was a trainer and consultant to many public and private institutions including the National Economic Action Council (NEAC), Prime Minister's Department. He is currently, the Co-Director for Malaysia-France University Centre, Ministry of Higher Education, Malaysia, and Chairman of Koperasi Warga Emas Profesional Berhad.
He is also a member of MIA, Fellow of CPA (Australia), Fellow of Marketing in Asia Group, New Zealand, and a Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute UK (CMI). He is an active member of the board of directors of several companies and board of trustee of Yayasan Cemerlang, and Vice President of of Persatuan Muafakat One Belt One Road (PMOBOR)/ One Belt One Road Association Malaysia.