He is the General Manager of Transportation (Highway) of HSS Engineering Sdn Bhd. He was appointed on 1 January 2017 and is responsible for planning, managing and coordinating transportation infrastructure projects.
He graduated from Universiti Malaya in 1999 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering and obtained a Master of Science in Highway and Transport Engineering from Universiti Putra Malaysia in 2002. He obtained his Master of Business Administration in 2019 from the University of Strathclyde.
He is a Professional Engineer with the Board of Engineers, Malaysia, and a Corporate Member of the Institution of Engineers, Malaysia. He is the Honorary Secretary of the Chartered Institution of Highways & Transportation Malaysian Branch 2019 – 2021 and an Associate Member of the Association of Consulting Engineers, Malaysia.
Ir. Sivaananthan has over 21 years of experience in the engineering consultancy and project management services industry. He began his career as a Design Engineer with HSS Integrated Sdn Bhd in 1999 and transferred to HSS Engineering Sdn Bhd in 2002 before joining KL Consult Associates Sdn Bhd as a railway engineer in 2003.
He joined Sinclair Knight Merz Engineering Sdn Bhd in 2006 and was promoted in 2008 as the Section Manager for the Civil, Highway, and Railway department. In 2011, he returned to HSS Engineering Sdn Bhd as the Chief Engineer (Highway) and was subsequently promoted in 2017 to General Manager of Transportation (Highway), a position he has held ever since.
He does not hold any directorship in public companies or listed issuers and has no conflict of interest with the Group and has no family relationship with any Director and/or major shareholder of the Group. He maintains a clean record with regards to convictions for offenses (other than traffic offenses, if any) within the past 5 years.