Mr Thomas Benjamin Daniel
Mr. Thomas Benjamin Daniel is an Analyst in the Foreign Policy and Security Studies Programme of ISIS Malaysia. Previously, he was a public relations practitioner focusing on social media management and developing media engagement strategies for clients from the government and enterprise technology sectors. His interests include security challenges and big power competition in ASEAN, as well as the relationship between ASEAN and regional powers.
Thomas obtained his Master of Arts in International Studies from the University of Nottingham (Malaysia) where he graduated with distinction, completing a dissertation that assessed Malaysia’s responses to China in the South China Sea dispute through the balance of threat approach. He also holds a BA in Communication and Media Management, and a BA Honours in Communication, Media & Culture from the University of South Australia.