Dato’ Srikandan Kanagainthiram
Aged 66, Malaysian, Male
Senior Independent Non-Executive Director
Chairman of Board Tender Committee
Member of Audit Committee, Board Development Committee and Board Risk Committee
Dato’ Srikandan Kanagainthiram was appointed to the Board of UEM Sunrise on 19 March 2013 and was appointed as the Senior Independent Director on 25 August 2016. He is a Fellow of The Royal Institution of Surveyors Malaysia (“RISM”), a Fellow of The Australian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (“AIQS”), a Fellow of The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors United Kingdom and a Registered Member of The Board of Quantity Surveyors Malaysia (“BQSM”).
Dato’ Srikandan is a well-recognised consultant in construction cost and contract management in the Construction Industry in Malaysia and the region. He has over 35 years’ experience in construction cost and contract management of many large and prestigious projects. His vast experience includes various commercial and residential projects, universities, hospitals, convention and civic centres, airports and sports facilities.
Among the projects of which he undertook as Director-in-Charge include The KVMRT project, The Pinewood Studios Iskandar, Menara Petronas 3, ‘The Intermark’ Mixed Commercial Development, Prince Court Medical Centre, The KLCC Exhibition and Convention Centre and Traders Hotel, Universiti Teknologi Petronas at Tronoh, Perak, Palace of Justice at Putrajaya and AIMST University, Kedah.
He is presently the Chairman of AECOM Malaysia Sdn. Bhd. and Managing Director of KPK Quantity Surveyors (Semenanjung) Sdn. Bhd.
His professional contributions include President of RISM (2015-2017), representation in various committees of RISM, Construction Industry Development Board Malaysia (“CIDB”), AIQS and SIRIM Berhad. He is an accredited mediator with CIDB. He currently serves on the Board of BQSM and is Chairman of BQSM’s Ethics Committee. He also serves as a Council Member of the Malaysia Singapore Business Council.