DR DIANA CHEONG (Chief Researcher)
Dr Diana Cheong heads research and other core activities at CSPS. As a leading local consultant in the analysis of Social Change and Development, her pioneering Brunei based research work include measuring people’s attitudes and behaviors, social problems, employment and enterprise, education and training, and youth development.
Prior to joining CSPS, she was a Senior Lecturer in Public Policy for Universiti Brunei Darussalam (UBD) and held a number of principal administrative posts at UBD such as Dean of Research and Postgraduate Studies, Director of International Office and Director of the Institute of Leadership, Innovation and Advancement. At UBD, she played a leading role in designing and facilitating a number of executive development and change management training programmes. She is also a qualified Advocate & Solicitor (Lincolns Inn, Supreme Court of Brunei), Harvard trained in Negotiations and Competitive Decision Making, Strategic Planning (Haines Master Class), Change Management (Macquarie Graduate School of Management, Australia and Strategic Foresight & Horizon Scanning (Action Foresight Australia)
DR SOPHIANA ABDULLAH
Dr Sophiana Chua Abdullah is currently Researcher at CSPS and Senior Special Duties Officer at the Prime Minister’s Office. She heads the Consultancy and Training unit at CSPS. She obtained her bachelors and postgraduate qualifications in Computer Science from the UK.
DR GIUSEPPE RIZZO
Dr Giuseppe Rizzo is currently Researcher at CSPS. He heads the Economic and Finance Research unit at CSPS. While at CSPS, he has been the lead researcher on projects related to economic development, including the National Study on Financial Literacy and the Tourism Satellite Account.
DR KOH WEE CHIAN
Dr Koh Wee Chian is currently an Associate Researcher at CSPS. He is a macroeconomist with research interests in international and development economics, focusing on resource-rich economies.
Azrinah is currently an Associate Researcher at CSPS. She was the main coordinator for CSPS study on Brunei's Land Transportation Masterplan.
Yuzilawati Abdullah is currently an Associate Researcher at CSPS. With a background in Energy Economics and Islamic Banking & Finance, Yuzilawati began her career in the petroleum industry..
She later joined the financial services sector as a Finance Manager in a leading Islamic insurance company, where she successfully led the execution of several Shariah compliant investment instruments. Yuzi coordinates numerous projects at CSPS and conducts in-depth interviews and surveys. Yuzi also facilitates workshops for CSPS and government stakeholders, and she currently manages the CSPS Brunei Futures Initiative portfolio. Her current interests are in energy futures affecting public policies, Strategic Planning using the Systems Thinking Approach, and Foresight Studies in Brunei's Development Scenarios.
LIEW CHEE HAU
Liew Chee Hau is currently an Associate Researcher at CSPS. His current work covers collecting and managing data, conducting literature searches and running statistical analyses for CSPS research projects.
He has completed "A train the trainers course in Strategic Foresight and Horizon Scanning" and also involved in conducting research on Horizon Scanning. He is also a survey methods specialist managing most of the logistics for carrying large scale survey for CSPS and these include the National Health Survey System which was commissioned by Research Triangle Institute, US and Ministry of Health, Financial Literacy survey and Tourist Expenditure survey. Prior to joining CSPS, he had gained extensive IT experience from Brunei Accenture Group (BAG) Networks as a systems analyst.
Kartini is an Associate Researcher at the Centre for Strategic and Policy Studies (CSPS). She is currently a PhD candidate in the field of Gerontology at the Centre for Research on Ageing in the University of Southampton, UK.
Kartini has substantial expertise in qualitative research, with an emphasis on in-depth interviewing, participant observation, thematic and case study analysis. She has over 10 years of experience and training in qualitative data analysis with the software Nvivo. She has considerable experience in several research projects in CSPS such as ‘National Health Survey System’, ‘Cross-Border Expenditure of Bruneians in Miri, Sarawak’, ‘Brunei Darussalam Mid-Term Review of the ASEAN Socio Cultural Blueprint (ASCC)’ and 'White Paper on Making Brunei Darussalam the Preferred Holiday Destination for All by 2025'. She has a Masters of Science (MSc) in Social Research from London Metropolitan University, UK, and a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Sociology and Politics from the University of Kent, UK.
PG REDHUAN PG RAJAK
Redhuan Rajak is an Associate Researcher at CSPS where he has been working since June 2016. His core tasks at the CSPS include compiling and analysing macro ..
INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS & RESOURCES
DR NORHABIBAH KAMIS
Dr Norhabibah Kamis heads international affairs and resources at CSPS. Her major role is to project CSPS international profile and develop CSPS resource centre. Prior to CSPS, she served as Deputy Director in Brunei Research Department, Prime Minister’s Office. Dr Norhabibah is an expert and experienced analyst on intelligence, security and strategic field.
Resource and Informations Officer
Office Equipment Technician
CORPORATE AND FINANCE
LIEW MEI LIN
Corporate Affairs Officer
HJH FARIDAH HJ ZAINAL ABIDIN
Administrative Assistant (Corporate)
Research Liason Assistant
Administrative Assistant (Finance)