Devendran has over 24 years of working experience in a variety of industry contexts. As Director, Strategy & Growth at Leaderonomics, Devendran contributes to strategic oversight on the future direction of the business and also leads core business teams in Leaderonomics.
Prior to joining Leaderonomics, Devendran was the Chief Operating Officer of a large regional power business running a team of about 800 employees across 13 power generating facilities operating in 6 countries. Amongst others, the role included accountability for people and organizational development in an asset intensive, occupational safety conscious, performance oriented environment.
At a previous role as Group Head, Corporate Finance at Sime Darby, Devendran was responsible for reviewing all key investment decisions made by the group. As a senior member of the strategy team, Devendran was involved in key strategic initiatives across the group, with a particular focus on translating the strategic objectives of the group into result areas which could be mapped to the competencies and capabilities required to enable the group to achieve its desired outcomes.
Devendran has also been involved in a number of large mergers and acquisitions both in Malaysia and globally and has strategic and operational insight into a variety of business sectors including power and utilities, plantations, property development, cement, motor & heavy equipment dealerships, and hospitals.
Devendran graduated from the University of Adelaide, Australia with a Bachelor in Mathematical Sciences and a Bachelor in Electrical & Electronic Engineering.