Academic & Non-Academic Work


  • Assistant Professor in Geography, Institute of Asian Studies, University Brunei Darussalam (Jun 2015-present)



  • Lecturer, AA-3304 Urban Society, Universiti Brunei Darussalam (Semester 2, 2015/16, 2016/17)
  • Co-lecturer (50%), AD-2201 Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Social Sciences, Universiti Brunei Darussalam (Semester 1, 2015/16; 2016/17)
  • Co-lecturer (50%), AD-1201 Spatial Patterns of Development, Universiti Brunei Darussalam (Semester 1 2015/16; 2016/17)
  • Co-lecturer (50%), POL3313 Governance in Asia, City University of Hong Kong (Semester B 2014/15)
  • Instructor and co-guest lecturer, POL6803 Research Methods for Housing Studies, City University of Hong Kong (Summer 2014)
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant, GY302, Urban Development: Politics, Policy and PlanningDepartment of Geography and Environment, LSE (Lent 2010/11, Lent 2011/12, Lent 2012/13)

Undergraduate Supervision

  • Supervisor, AA-4203 Social Research Methods Seminar II, Universiti Brunei Darussalam (2015/16; 2016/17)
  • Supervisor, AA-4302 Social Research Methods Seminar I, Universiti Brunei Darussalam (2015/16; 2016/17)
  • Research Supervisor, LSE GROUPS, LSE (May-Jun 2012)

Conferences, Workshops, and Panels Organised

  • Foreign Real Estate Investment: Agents, Networks and Strategies, ‘Unreal Estate? Rethinking Housing, Class and Identity’, ISA-RC43 Housing and the Built Environment Conference, 18-21 June 2017, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
  • The Globalisation of Local Real Estate: New Geographies of Foreign Investment in Residential Real Estate, The Association of American Geographers (AAG) Annual Conference 2016, 29 Mar–2 Apr 2016 (with D. Rogers and D. Ley)
  • Migration, Citizenship and Mobilitiies in Asia and the Pacific: Postcolonial Perspectives, ICAS9, 5-9 Jul 2015, Adelaide
  • Cities and the Super-Rich, 15-16 Jan 2015, City University of Hong Kong (with R. Forrest and B. Wissink)

Academic Service

  • Assistant Editor, Journal of the Malaysian Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society (JMBRAS) (Apr 2015-present)
  • Field Editor, Diaspora and Migration Studies, Dissertation Reviews (Jun 2014-Jun 2016)
  • Reviewer, Diaspora Studies (Mar 2017, Apr 2017)
  • Reviewer, ISEAS Publishing (Feb 2017)
  • Reviewer, Annals of the American Association of Geographers [2015 impact factor: 2.756] (Jan 2017)
  • Reviewer, Social and Cultural Geography [2015 impact factor: 1.663] (Sept 2016)
  • Reviewer, Citizenship Studies [2015 impact factor: 0.621] (May 2016)
  • Reviewer, Identity (Feb 2016)
  • Reviewer, Asian Journal of Social Science [2015 impact factor: 0.062] (Jan 2016, Mar 2016)
  • Reviewer, The Sociological Review [2015 impact factor: 1.102] (Oct 2015)
  • Reviewer, International Migration Review [2015 impact factor: 1.618] (Jul 2015, Jun 2017)
  • Reviewer, Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities (Oct 2014, Jan 2015)
  • Reviewer, Geoforum [2015 impact factor: 2.397] (Apr 2014)
  • Reviewer, Globalizations [2015 impact factor: 1.216] (Nov 2013)
  • Reviewer, Journal of Current Southeast Asian Affairs (Oct 2013)

Faculty Service

  • Faculty Research Committee Member, Institute of Asian Studies, Universiti Brunei Darussalam (Aug 2016-present)
  • Working Papers Series Editorial Committee, Institute of Asian Studies, Universiti Brunei Darussalam (Aug 2016-present)
  • Website and Newsletter Team Member, Institute of Asian Studies, Universiti Brunei Darussalam (Jan 2016-present)
  • Faculty Graduate Studies Committee Member, Institute of Asian Studies, Universiti Brunei Darussalam (Feb-Jul 2016)
  • Learning Technology Advisor for Institute of Asian Studies, Universiti Brunei Darussalam (Aug 2015-Jun 2016; 2016/17)

Academic Support

Non-Academic Professional Work

  • Deputy Manager, JTC Corporation, Singapore (2006-2009)
  • Architectural Associate, JURONG Consultants Pte Ltd, Singapore (2004-2006)

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