Rajashekhar Malur

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Rajashekhar Malur

Vice President, Power Business
Tata Consulting Engineers, India

Dr Rajashekhar Malur (Raj) is based in Bengaluru, India and Heads the Power Business at Tata Consulting Engineers (TCE). In this role he is responsible for sustainable growth and P&L of the Power business Unit covering both Generation(Thermal , Nuclear, Hydro, Renewable)and Transmission & Distribution. Raj is passionate about energy transformation and is leading the business along those lines.

Earlier as the Chief Technology Officer, Raj wasleading a team of senior Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) across Business Units and Disciplines.The team is responsible for the development of technology strategies and new service offerings aligned with the tech strategy and works closely with various business unit heads to ensure technology relevance in the organisation. Other responsibilities of the team include upkeep and development of standards and design guides, innovation and value additions, academia collaborations, automation, quality control and quality assurance, 3D integrated engineering, knowledge management, patents and publications.

Prior to this role, Raj has also performed various roles in TCE. He was the Head of Thermal Power from 2013 to 2016 and Global Delivery Head for the Energy Business from 2016 to 2018 responsible for project delivery across Generation(Thermal, Nuclear, Hydro, Renewable and Opex sectors) and Transmission & Distribution with 800+resources. He was the Vertical Head of Overseas Projects for Power Business from 2008 to 2013.

Before joining TCE, Raj was working with GE John F Welch Technology Centre in 2000 and held various roles such as Project Lead for CF34 Engines in Aviation; Leader for Reliability team in Energy; Engineering Manager for Thermal Systems and Power Plant Engineering; and is a certified Six Sigma Master Black Belt from GE. Previously, Raj was with ElectrowattEngineering Oman from 1998 to 2000 handling Gas-fired power plants in Oman and Qatar and TCE from 1994 -1998 where he worked on TarapurAtomic Power Plants Unit 3&4.

Raj has in-depth knowledge on technology, innovations and technology trends. As a thought leader, he has spoken at various India and International forums and regularly interacts with the industry bodies shaping opinions.