Abdul Razak Jaffar is presently a Senior Lecturer at the Department of Urban and Regional Planning, Faculty of Built Environment, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia. He has been at the Department since 1983. He holds M.Sc. in Urban Land Appraisal from the University of Reading, UK. His first degree was in urban and regional planning and his current interest is in urban management, neighbourhood planning and urban planning education. Currently he is involved in the preparation of the Master Plan for the Universiti Teknologi Malaysia Johor BahruCampus.