STAFF PROFILES

RESEARCH DIVISION

DR DIANA CHEONG (Chief Researcher)

Dr Diana Cheong is the Chief Researcher at the Centre for Strategic and Policy Studies (CSPS) and heads research and other core activities at CSPS. She specialises in Sociology, Public Policy and Economic Development. Her experience in the policy analysis field spans more than 18 years and she is a leading Policy Researcher and Consultant in Brunei.

She has conducted pioneering research work in Brunei in the areas of poverty, unemployment, youth development, work and productivity issues.

DR GIUSEPPE RIZZO

Dr Giuseppe Rizzo is a Senior Researcher at the Centre for Strategic and Policy Studies (CSPS) and heads the Economics & Finance Unit. He has more than 10 years of research and public policy experience. His current research focuses on development economics, labour markets, and industrial trends.

DR KOH WEE CHIAN

Dr Koh Wee Chian is a Researcher at the Centre for Strategic and Policy Studies (CSPS) and an Adjunct Associate Professor at the Universiti Brunei Darussalam (UBD) School of Business and Economics. His research interests are in international and development economics, focusing on resource-rich economies. He has worked on a broad range of policy areas including fiscal policy, economic diversification, productivity, unemployment, energy, transport, trade facilitation, and SME development.

DR AZRINAH RAHMAN

Dr Azrinah is an Associate Researcher at Centre for Strategic and Policy Studies (CSPS) and the Co-Vice Head of Brunei Futures Initiative (BFI). She obtained her doctorate degree from the School of Social Sciences, Monash University, Australia.

YUZILAWATI ABDULLAH

Yuzilawati Abdullah is an Associate Researcher at CSPS. With a background in Energy Economics and Islamic Banking & Finance, Yuzilawati began her career in the petroleum industry where she gained extensive experience having held various roles in research and analyses of upstream and downstream projects.

LIEW CHEE HAU

Liew Chee Hau is an Associate Researcher at CSPS. His current work covers collecting and managing data, conducting literature searches and running statistical analyses for CSPS research projects. His areas of expertise includes data handling and data analysis using statistical software such as STATA, SPSS and GIS.

KARTINI RAHMAN

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. She is also a member of the British Society of Gerontology. Her main research interests are population ageing, intergenerational support flows, with a focus on the contributions and unmet needs of older adults in Brunei.

PG REDHUAN PG RAJAK

Redhuan Rajak is an Associate Researcher at CSPS. His main responsibility is to manage and carry out research in the fields of economics and social policy. Redhuan has been involved in numerous research projects using strategic foresight and and strategic management techniques.

RAZALLI JAMIL - Research Liason Assistant

CORPORATE AND INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS DIVISION

DR NORHABIBAH KAMIS

Dr Norhabibah Kamis heads Corporate and International Affairs Division 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.

HUMAN RESOURCE ADMINISTRATION AND FINANCE UNIT

LIEW MEI LIN - Corporate Affairs Officer

NOORIN MATAU - Finance Officer

AZIM SALLEH - Administrative Assistant (Administration)

NORFAZILAH SALAM - Administrative Assistant (Finance)

HAMDINIE HAMDILAH - Office Attendant

TASHA ZULKEPLI - Operator / Receptionist

INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS AND RESOURCES UNIT

RINA SIDEK - Resource and Informations Officer

NISA ZAINI - Office Equipment Technician