Saiful Rizal bin Haji Marali

Dr. Saiful is currently the Divisional Director for Research and Statistics at Institut Pendidikan Teknikal Brunei (IBTE). His day-to-day involves the collection, analysis, and interpretation of institutional data, which has a big impact on how IBTE approaches its planning and decision-making. Prior to his current position, Dr. Saiful served as the Principal of Wasan Vocational School from 2008 to 2014. In addition, he has over 20 years of experience working at all levels of technical education. He has been a tvet instructor, a curriculum development officer, a school administrator and a quality management officer. In 2015, he decided to broaden his intellectual horizons in the field of higher education administration by enrolling in a doctoral programme at the College of Education, University of Hawaii, Manoa, United States. He successfully completed the programme in February 2020 and recently graduated with a Ph.D. in Education (with specialization in higher education administration). His educational background includes an MSc and a BSc in natural resources from the University of Wales, Bangor, United Kingdom, and a PGCTE from Universiti Brunei Darussalam.