Subrina Thiagarajah, aged 52, a Malaysian, holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Chemical) (Hons) from University Technology of Malaysia (UTM).
She started her career with Malakoff in 1994, as a Project Executive in Technical Services & QA department. During her 27-year career in Malakoff, she gained vast experience and leadership skills in the power and water industry both in Malaysia and internationally.
Prior to being seconded to a Malakoff associated company in Oman, she was the Vice President of Commercial, Asset Management Division. Her duties mainly focused on asset management, commercial negotiations and contractual management of the key project agreements with the relevant utilities, government authorities and Operations & Maintenance (“O&M”) contractors, where Malakoff’s operating assets were located.
She was also involved in the commercial review and negotiations for Malakoff’s business development initiatives in power and water projects in South-East Asia, South Asia and the Middle East region. One of her latest achievements at Malakoff includes being the Project Director for the winning bid of the Ghubrah Independent Water Plant in Oman in 2012.
She was then seconded to Muscat City Desalination Company (“MCDC”) in Muscat, Oman as its Chief Executive Officer (“CEO”) for a period of five years until 31 October 2020. At MCDC, she oversaw the Ghubrah Independent Water plant operation and led the successful Initial Public Offering (“IPO”) of the company on the Muscat Securities Market (“MSM”) in 2018.
After her stint in Oman, she has now returned to the Company as the Head of Operations & Project Management Services (“OPMS”) Division commencing from 1 November 2020.