Professor Kabir Bala is the current Vice-Chancellor of Ahmadu Bello University ABU, Zaria-Nigeria. He graduated with B.Sc. (Hons) Building in 1985 from the Department of Building, ABU, Zaria. He worked briefly at Amana Development Company in Kaduna before joining the services of ABU, at the Department of Building in 1987. He obtained the Master of Science in Building Services in 1990, Masters in Business Administration in 1998 and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Construction Management in 2001, all from ABU. He was at the Department of Civil Engineering, Surveying and Building, University of Abertay, Dundee Scotland as a Visiting Scholar in 1994 /1995. At ABU, Professor Bala was two-time Head of Department of Building from 2001 to 2006 and from 2010 to 2014; he was the pioneer ICT Coordinator of the University from 2005 to 2006 and Deputy Dean, Faculty of Environmental Design from 2006 to 2008. He served as Director of Academic Planning and Monitoring from 2010 to 2013, Dean, School of Postgraduate Studies from 2015 to 2017, and Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Administration) of the University from 2017 to 2019.