Singapore Government
Mr Muhammad Faisal AMAN

Mr Muhammad Faisal AMAN

Assistant Director
Climate Science Research Programme Office
Centre for Climate Research Singapore


Mr Muhammad Faisal AMAN

As Assistant Director of the Climate Science Research Programme Office (CSRPO) within the Centre for Climate Research Singapore (CCRS), Faisal looks at the project management & coordination activities with the local research community. The CSRPO works with a range of government and academic to stakeholders to promote the alignment between climate research and national priorities. It works to strengthen research capabilities in climate science with local universities & research institutes, and to facilitate the translation of scientific research into policy application.

Prior to joining the CCRS, Faisal worked in the academic and public sectors to design and manage programmes. Apart from strategic planning, he has conducted and reviewed validation exercises and quality assurance frameworks. He has worked with multiple stakeholders particularly with governmental agencies, institutes of higher learning and non-governmental organisations to improve programme evaluation and impact. His current PhD research investigates the interface between policy and practice.


    • 2018-present
    • PhD Candidate, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
    • 2013-2014
    • MA, King’s College London, UK
    • 2008-2009
    • Postgraduate Diploma in Education, National Institute of Education, Singapore
    • 2004-2008
    • BSocSc (Hons) in Geography, National University of Singapore, Singapore

Working Experience

    • 2021-present
    • Assistant Director, Climate Science Research Programme Office, Centre for Climate Research Singapore, MSS
    • 2019-2021
    • Team Lead, Research, Planning and Design, Yayasan MENDAKI, Singapore
    • 2018-2019
    • Senior Manager, Higher Education Quality Assurance, Higher Education Division, Ministry of Education, Singapore
    • 2015-2018
    • Manager, Graduate Research & Academic Development Centre and Dean’s Office (Graduate Professional Learning), National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
    • 2009-2013
    • Educator, Ministry of Education, Singapore

Research Interests

  • Public Policy & Environmental Studies
  • Strategic Planning & Research Management
  • Programme Management & Impact Evaluation
  • Communication & Stakeholder Engagement

Aman, M. F. B., & Tay, B. K. (2018).

Location-Aware, Context-Rich Field Data Recording, Using Mobile Devices for Field-Based Learning in Geography.

In Learning Geography Beyond the Traditional Classroom (pp. 133-143). Springer, Singapore.

Chang, C. H., & Aman, M. F. B (2017).

The International Charter on Geographical Education–a reflection on published research articles on assessment.

J-READING Journal of research and didactics in Geography, 2(6), 5-16.