Our Team

Our Senior Management Team

The Management Team of VIKNAtech Engineering Sdn. Bhd.consists of a diverse, motivated, and highly accomplished group of professionals. Each team member brings with them the individual expertise from various levels and industries, not withstanding solid business acumen and client-oriented inclinations.

    Ir. Mahenthiran M. KandasamyManaging Director

    is the Managing Director of the company. He graduated with a Degree of B.Eng. (Hons) in Mechanical Engineering, University of Technology Malaysia in 1991 and is a Professional Engineer, Registered with the Board of Engineers, Malaysia.

    He has more than 18 years experience in design, technical consultancy and project management of palm oil mills, kernel crushing plants, palm oil bulking installations and palm oil refineries, both in Malaysia and Indonesia.


    Ir. Thanaraj Thavamani
    Ir. Thanaraj Thavamani General Manager

    Ir. Thanaraj Thavamani is the General Manager of the company. He graduated with a Degree of B.Eng (Hons) Mechanical/System and a Master Degree in Environmental Science, University Putra Malaysia.

    He is registered with the Board of Engineers, Malaysia and a Member of the Institute of Engineers, Malaysia. Mr. Thanaraj has more than 11 years experience in Design, Technical Consultancy and Project Management of Palm Oil Mills, Kernel Crushing Plants, Palm Oil Bulking Installations and Palm Oil Refineries.


    Ir. K. A. Rukmangathan
    Ir. K. A. Rukmangathan Assoc.Director - Civil Er.

    Ir. K. A. Rukmangathan is the Associate Director, Civil Engineering. He has a Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) Civil University Teknologi Malaysia and a Master in Business Administration (MBA). He has extensive experience in the construction and oil palm industry. At VIKNAtech, he is responsible for implementation of projects undertaken by the firm in palm oil mill projects.


    Mr. Sreetharan Sankaran Nair
    Mr. Sreetharan Sankaran Nair Project Manager

    Mr. Sreetharan Sankaran Nair is the Project Manager of the company. He graduated with a MOPGC Mill Engineering Course, Steam Certificate of Competency issued by Jabatan Kialng and Jentera Malaysia. He has more than 33 years experience in construction and commissioning of Palm Oil Mills.


    Ir. Tan Kiat Poh
    Ir. Tan Kiat Poh Electrical Engineer

    Ir. Tan Kiat Poh is the Electrical Engineering Consultant of the company. He graduated with a Degree of Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering and a Master of Science Electrical Engineering from United States of America. He is a Professional Engineer registered with the Board Of Engineers, Malaysia and a Member of The Institute of Engineers, Malaysia.

    Mr. Tan has extensive experience in Design, Technical Consultancy and Project Management of Electrical Installations of Palm Oil Mills, Factories and Buildings.