CO of Military Trade School
Training Institute Royal Brunei Armed Forces
Lieutenant Colonel (U) Pg Muhammad Farisan bin Pg Hj Metassan started his military career in the RBAF on 09 April 2001 and commissioned as a Second Lieutenant from Royal Australian Air Force College Williams, Point Cook, Australia on 24 January 2003.
He graduated with a psc from Air Command and Staff College, Royal Thai Air Force, Kingdom of Thailand in 2019.
He is an Air Force Supply Officer by vocation where he has attended various logistics courses in the United Kingdom. Apart from logistic courses, he has attended other courses such Junior Staff Course, Contract Management Course, Instructor's Fitness Awareness Course, Phycological Leadership Course, Institution of Occupational and Safety (IOSH), Lead Auditor Course, Systematic Approach to Training (SAT) and Tetra Map Facilitator Course.
His career highlights include serving on overseas mission namely Aceh Monitoring Mission as Team Member between 2005-2006 and International Monitoring Team (IMT-12) as Deputy Team Site Leader for Brunei Darussalam Contingent between 2015-2016. His most recent operational experience was as the 2ic Logistics for RBAF Task Force Support during the first wave of Covid-19 in 2020. In 2013, he was involved in The ASEAN Defence Minister's Meeting Plus (ADMM-Plus) Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief and Military Medicine Exercise as the Deputy Site Controller for the demonstration of HADR operation. Other significant contribution, was being the head of project for producing the 1st Edition of Royal Brunei Air Force Core Values Hand Book in 2013.
Lieutenant Colonel (U) Pg Muhammad Farisan has held Logistics post in Logistics Wing RBAirF. However, throughout his career he has had the opportunity of holding several posts outside logistics domain, such as Wing Commander in Officer Cadet School, Officer Command of 65 Squadron (Air Technical Training School, Staff Officer Grade 2 Inspectorate RBAirF and Staff Officer Grade 2 A7 Training. Upon graduating from his Air Command and Staff Course, he was posted as the first local officer to hold 2ic post at Officer Cadet School. Prior to holding the Commanding Officer, School of Military Trade he was the Staff Officer Grade 2 Logistics, Directorate of Logistics, MINDEF.
He was awarded with The Most Meritorious Service Medal (P.J.K) in 2006 and Long Service Medal and Good Conduct (PKLPB) in 2022. In 2006, he received the European Union and ASEAN Monitoring Mission Medal, Aceh Indonesia, Satya Lancana Dharma Nusa Indonesia Medal from Republic of Indonesia and Military Merit Medal from Republic of Philippine in 2016.
He is married to Noraizah binti Haji Jaáfar and blessed with four kids. He loves chess, running, football, golf and a fond of leadership book.