Imran is a Research Associate at CARI. Imran assists the research team in weekly monitoring of developments in ASEAN, as well as conducting other analysis works. His areas of interest include international trade and geoeconomics, political economy, technology and development.
Prior to joining CARI he worked as a Junior Consultant at a travel-focused risk-intelligence firm. He is also a freelance writer, having written for publications including Nikkei Asian Review, South China Morning Post, and The National Interest. He has been quoted in Benar News regarding security issues in Malaysia and was interviewed on Australia’s ABC Radio National concerning Indonesia’s 2019 Presidential elections.
Imran’s most recent work are as follows: