I am a political analyst from Singapore. I provide useful insight in its simplest form.

  • A decade of experience in delivering high-impact assessments to key policymakers, and formulating strategic and tactical policies pertaining to international relations
  • Background in politics, economics, statistical and qualitative research and analysis
  • Articulate writer and speaker capable of translating complex ideas into actionable outcomes
  • Proven record in leading and developing high performance cross-functional teams that exceed the requirements of quickly evolving missions



Ministry of Defence, Singapore

Deputy Director, 2020 – Present

  • Developing new coverages and policy support options
  • Supporting organisational renewal efforts
  • Led, managed and trained several integrated teams


Research Group Leader, 2018 – 2020

  • Developed deep theatre knowledge and covered several high key political developments
  • Wrote and vetted several high impact assessment papers to support policymakers
  • Co-led, managed and trained a team of seven
  • Led and contributed to task forces focusing on economic policy support and organisational development


Senior Policy Officer, 2016-2018

  • Formulated and executed strategic and tactical policies pertaining to international relations
  • Provided direct policy making support to key government leaders and their foreign counterparts
  • Contributed to whole-of-government policies and projects
  • Double-hatted in two distinct portfolios and served as covering supervisor of a team of three


Research Analyst, 2013-2016

  • Provided close policy making support in international relations
  • Responsible for primary qualitative analysis
  • Wrote assessment papers
  • Mentored junior analysts



Bachelor of Social Sciences (Economics) with Honours
National University of Singapore