The CEO of Malaysian based Minconsult is the only Asian to be awarded by The British Royal Academy of Engineering this year
Kuala Lumpur, 20 September 2023 – The British Royal Academy of Engineering (RAE) awards the prestigious RAE International Fellowship to Datuk Ir. Dr. Dennis Ganendra. This Fellowship is the highest honour bestowed by the RAE and recognises Datuk Ir. Dr. Dennis Ganendra’s exceptional contributions to Engineering, including his commitment to and continuing high deliverables in innovation, infra-structure projects, policy, and academic advancement.
Dr. Ganendra is the only Asian among the group of eight international fellows appointed this year. Dr. Dennis Ganendra is also a Fellow of the: Institution of Civil Engineers, UK; Institution of Engineers (IEM), Malaysia; Institution of Highways and Transportation; Academy of Sciences Malaysia (ASM); and a Climate Action Fellow of the UN Global Compact – Network Malaysia.
He is the Chief Executive Officer of Minconsult Sdn Bhd, a leading engineering consultancy firm, headquartered in Malaysia. (www.minconsult.com). With over 30 years of multi-disciplinary engineering project experience, his portfolio includes numerous award winning local and international projects. His visionary execution and nation building initiatives continue to shape the industry, benefitting societies through transformative change. He is also the Founder of pioneering renewable energy contractor, Timeless Green Sdn Bhd.
He joins the luminary group of international fellows that includes: Steven Chu FREng, Nobel Prize in Physics, Stanford University; John Hennessy FREng, ex-President of Stanford University; Pioneer of RISC; Frances Arnold FREng, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, Caltech. The Royal Academy of Engineering (RAE) is UK-based and created by Royal Charter. The RAE is dedicated to promoting engineering excellence and advancing the engineering profession. Its charter provides that: “The object of the Academy shall be the pursuit, encouragement and maintenance of excellence in the whole field of engineering to useful purpose in order to promote the advancement of the science, art and practice of engineering for the benefit of the public and economy”.