Dhana Raj
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Dhana Raj

Founder / Learning & Development Engineer

Mindscape Training & Consultancy







Hi there! Let me introduce myself.

I have 20 years of engineering, project management and leadership experience in the energy sector across a diverse portfolio of power generation technologies, including coal, natural gas, hydro, renewables and nuclear; in a broad spectrum of roles including construction, operations, maintenance, training, data analytics, technical consulting, research, public engagement and policy development.

I possess a track record for sharing knowledge, upskilling talent and developing teams; with a passion to design and implement innovative learning and development solutions that utilise the LEGO® Serious Play® method, game-based learning, gamification, simulations and other experiential learning techniques.

I am a HRDF-certified trainer, a certified facilitator in the LEGO® Serious Play® method and experienced technical presenter at local and international conferences.

My skillsets include
Climate Change
Lego Serious Play
Nuclear Energy
Power Generation
Professional Training & Coaching
Project Management
Renewable Energy
Science Communication
Sustainable Energy
Technical Presentations
My Working Experience
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Founder / Learning & Development Engineer

Mindscape Training & Consultancy

October 2019 - Current

I develop and deliver a wide range of innovative learning and development solutions for organisations, professionals and youths with a focus on experiental learning techniques, especially Lego Serious Play, Lego Education & game-based learning.

I also undertake consulting projects & initiatives related to energy & climate change.

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General Manager - Project Development

Malaysia Nuclear Power Corporation

October 2012 - September 2019

I led a multi-disciplinary team in undertaking studies, projects and initiatives to explore the use of nuclear energy as a potential source of sustainable, low-carbon electricity in Malaysia.

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Technical Expert - Power Plant Control Systems

Tenaga Nasional Berhad, Generation Division Headquarters

January 2007 - September 2012

I led operational intelligence, cybersecurity and technical support initiatives for TNBs fleet of ten coal, natural gas and hydroelectric power plants.

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Senior Engineer - Instrumentation, Control & Information Systems

Tenaga Nasional Berhad, TNB Janamanjung

October 1999 - December 2006

I was a pioneer member of the project and operations groups for a 2100MW coal-fired power plant, specialising in power plant control systems & information technology.

My Education
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Certificate in Training

Humand Resource Development Fund (Malaysia)

September 2019 - September 2019

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Professional Certificate in Clean Power

Imperial College London via edX (online)

April 2019 - September 2019

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Certificate in Politics and Economics of International Energy

Paris Institute of Political Studies (Sciences Po) via Coursera (online)

November 2018 - January 2019

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Sustainable Energy Systems

University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom

September 2010 - September 2011

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Electronic & Electrical Engineering

University College London, United Kingdom

September 1996 - August 1999

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Coventry Technical College

September 1994 - June 1996

Who I can help mentor
  • Students
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Working Professionals
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