Aidi Ahmi currently is an Associate Professor at the Tunku Puteri Intan Safinaz School of Accountancy, Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) and a Deputy Director of Research and Innovation Management Centre (RIMC) of UUM. He was previously appointed as Director of the Institute for Strategic and Sustainable Accounting Development (ISSAD) from 2014-2018.
He obtained his PhD. in Information Systems and Computing from Brunel University London, UK, in 2013, MSc in Accounting Information Systems (AIS) from Leeds Metropolitan University, UK in 2001 and Bachelor Degree of Accounting from UUM in 1997. Before joining UUM, he worked as an Internal Auditor with Asia Commercial Finance (M) Bhd. He commenced his duties at UUM as a Tutor in August 1999 and was appointed as a Lecturer in December 2001. He has authored and co-authored over 80 peer-reviewed technical publications and successfully supervised 7 PhD scholars in his research area of the accounting information system, auditing and e-Commerce.
Aidi Ahmi is a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA) and has become Certified Accountant (C.A.(M)) since 2007. He had been recognised as Professional Technologist (Ts.) by Malaysia Board of Technologies (MBOT) in 2018. He is also a lifetime member of the Malaysian Accounting Association (MyAA) and Internet Society (ISOC) Malaysia. Currently, he is a Vice President I of MyAA and a treasurer for the Asian Academic Accounting Association (FourA).
Aidi Ahmi has been involved in several AIS-related consultancy projects including systems development in Majlis Agama Islam Kedah (MAIK) (from 2003-2008) and has functioned as a Website designer and consultant for several organisations, i.e. Education Malaysia, UK & Ireland and Asian Academic Accounting Association (FourA). He also has been appointed by MDeC as one of the trainers under the e-Usahawan programme and has been invited as a consultant related with ICT and web development with Polytechnic, MARA, UiTM, UTLC, UEC and several other organisations.
He was recognised by Sarawak Convention Bureau (SCB) as Convention Ambassador and recently received Anak Sarawak Award 2018. He also awarded as one of the recipients for Anugerah Perkhidmatan Cemerlang in 2004, 2006 and 2013. He also received the Best Student Advisor Award in 2014 and Best Website Award (Staff Category) in 2013.