Baevinraj Thiagarajah (“Baevinraj”), was appointed as the Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company on 9 July 2020. He was subsequently re-designated as the Executive Director of the Company on 4 September 2023.
He graduated with a Bachelor’s in Electrical and Electronics Engineering in August 1998 from Imperial College London and upon the completion of his bachelors’ degree, was conferred Associateship of the City and Guilds of London Institute. In October 2021, he completed an online course on circular economy and sustainability strategies from the University of Cambridge.
Baevinraj started as a Design Engineer at Tenaga Switchgear Sdn. Bhd. in 1999, where he designed and tested switchgears. He then joined Boston Consulting Group (“BCG”) from July 2000 to September 2007. At BCG, he began as an Associate and eventually became a Project Leader, he was responsible for managing and directing project teams in the design and development of innovative long-term business strategies for client corporations, primarily in the energy sector. Additionally, in July 2007, he established Mendel Capital Sdn. Bhd., a boutique management consulting firm, where he has served government agencies and government-linked companies on strategy and turnaround projects and he continues to be actively involved with the company. Subsequently, he served as the Executive Director of KPMG Management & Risk Consulting Sdn. Bhd., overseeing consulting engagements.
Additionally, from January 2019 to August 2023, he worked with DRB-HICOM Berhad as part of the senior management team, supporting the implementation of special initiatives.