Professor Dr. Balakrishnan Parasuraman is a Professor of Management/HR/Industrial Relations at the Faculty of Entrepreneurship and Business, Universiti Malaysia Kelantan (UMK) based in Kota Bahru, Kelantan. He is a member of the International Honor Societies of the International Employment and Labor Relations Associations (IIRA) based in Geneva, Switzerland, Malaysian Institute of HRM, and International Employment Relations Association, Sydney, Australia.
He received the Global HR Award 2009 from the World HRD Advisory Council. He was adjudged as an Outstanding PhD Researcher at University of Wollongong, Australia in 2004, a recipient of the Visiting Research Fellow at the Centre of Asia Pacific and Social Transformations (CAPSTRAN), Faculty of Commerce, University of Wollongong and University of Indonesia in 2010. He is a popular choice, as an interviewee by TV and radio stations to give opinions on HR related issue in global or local perspective.