MARITIME INSTITUTE OF MALAYSIA

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Researchers

Centre Head

Cdr. Ang Chin Hup (R)

Position: Senior Researcher - Maritime Security and Diplomacy
Email: angch@mima.gov.my

Qualification

Master of Science in Engineering Business Management, University of Warwick, United Kingdom
Bachelor of Business, RMIT University in Australia
Balanced Scorecard Course, United States
Resource Management Course, Canada

Research Interest

  • Maritime economics
  • Transportation
  • Maritime connectivity
  • Geopolitics

Overview

Commander (Cdr) Ang Chin Hup (R) is the Senior Researcher, Maritime Institute of Malaysia (MIMA). Cdr Ang is a former naval officer with the Royal Malaysia Navy (RMN), which included several years with Ministry of Defence and a year’s stint with the United Nations at The United Nations Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara (MINURSO) from 2010 to 2019. As a maritime economist, he spoke in international conferences both in Malaysia and abroad. He presented topics on transportation connectivity for Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Vietnam – Thailand (CLMV-T) countries organised by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UN ESCAP) in Bangkok, Yangon and Vientiane and regularly invited as a speaker for APEC, IORA.

Senior Researcher - Maritime Security and Diplomacy

Jeslyn Tan

Position: Researcher - Maritime Security and Diplomacy
Email: jeslyn@mima.gov.my

Research Interest

  • ASEAN-Major Power Relations
  • Geopolitics in the Indo-Pacific
  • Regional Multilateralism
  • Maritime Security in Southeast Asia
Researcher - Maritime Security and Diplomacy
Researchers

Cdr. Ang Chin Hup (R)

Position: Senior Researcher - Maritime Security and Diplomacy
Email: angch@mima.gov.my

Qualification

Master of Science in Engineering Business Management, University of Warwick, United Kingdom
Bachelor of Business, RMIT University in Australia
Balanced Scorecard Course, United States
Resource Management Course, Canada

Research Interest

  • Maritime economics
  • Transportation
  • Maritime connectivity
  • Geopolitics

Overview

Commander (Cdr) Ang Chin Hup (R) is the Senior Researcher, Maritime Institute of Malaysia (MIMA). Cdr Ang is a former naval officer with the Royal Malaysia Navy (RMN), which included several years with Ministry of Defence and a year’s stint with the United Nations at The United Nations Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara (MINURSO) from 2010 to 2019. As a maritime economist, he spoke in international conferences both in Malaysia and abroad. He presented topics on transportation connectivity for Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Vietnam – Thailand (CLMV-T) countries organised by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UN ESCAP) in Bangkok, Yangon and Vientiane and regularly invited as a speaker for APEC, IORA.

Senior Researcher - Maritime Security and Diplomacy

Jeslyn Tan

Position: Researcher - Maritime Security and Diplomacy
Email: jeslyn@mima.gov.my

Research Interest

  • ASEAN-Major Power Relations
  • Geopolitics in the Indo-Pacific
  • Regional Multilateralism
  • Maritime Security in Southeast Asia
Researcher - Maritime Security and Diplomacy