Ir. V.R.HarindranSr Custodian, I & C PETRONAS
President, ISA Malaysia
Ir. V.R.Harindran is the Senior Custodian, Instrument & Control, at Group Technical Solutions (GTS), Project Delivery & Technology (PD&T) Division of PETRONAS. He is also the Group Technical Authority, Instrument & Control for the PETRONAS Group of companies. He is also an Associate Professor for the Electrical & Electronics Department of Univeristy of Technology PETRONAS (UTP). He holds a B.Sc in Electrical & Electronics Engneering (1984) and M.Sc. in Technology Management (2010), both from UK universities. Ir. V.R.Harindran joined PETRONAS in 1992 as an Instrument Engineer in the PETRONAS Methanol Plant at Labuan. He was then transferred to Malaysian LNG, Bintulu, Sarawak as a Senior Manager, Instrument in 2000. He was transferred to PETRONAS HQ, Kuala Lumpur in 2005 as a Principal Engineer, I&C to oversee the overall instrumentation direction for PETRONAS. His current PETRONAS role covers group-wide capability development of instrument engieers, setting technical standards, directions and providing solutions on instrument & controls for Upstream and Downstream projects and operating units. As the only Senior Custodian in PETRONAS, he also mediates on differences in technical and business opinions between the management and the various engineering disciplines in the group. Prior to joining PETRONAS, Ir. V.R.Harindran was the Head of Electrial & Instrument at Sabah Gas Industries Sdn. Bhd., Labuan.