Dhana Raj
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Dhana Raj

General Manager - Project Development

Malaysia Nuclear Power Corporation







Hi there! Let me introduce myself.

I have 20 years of engineering, project management and leadership experience in the energy sector in a diverse portfolio of coal, natural gas, hydroelectric, renewables and nuclear.

My career has spanned across a broad spectrum of power generation roles including construction, commissioning, operations, maintenance, data analytics, training, technical consulting, research and policy development.

I believe in striving towards a balanced, sustainable and low-carbon energy mix, while maintaining a practical approach to the trilemma of energy equity, energy security and environmental sustainability.

I am a certified LEGO® Serious Play® facilitator and an experienced technical presenter with a passion for sharing knowledge and developing talent through gamification and other innovative methods.

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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General Manager - Project Development

Malaysia Nuclear Power Corporation

October 2012 - Current

I lead 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.

My Education
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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

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