Farlina is a senior analyst in the Foreign Policy and Security Studies programme. She graduated from S Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Nanyang Technological University with an MSc (Strategic Studies). She was involved in crafting various dialogues and forums on cybersecurity, radicalisation and Malaysia-Korea relations. Her work and comments have appeared in the local and international media, such as New Straits Times and South China Morning Post. She was a part of SEARCCT’s Experts on Violent Extremism and Community Engagement (EVOKE) Council (2018-2019).