Prakash Thurairasasingam

Head of Commercial, Pelabuhan Tanjung Pelepas Sdn Bhd


Mr. Prakash Thurairasasingam joined PTP on 1st December 1999 as an IT Executive and was subsequently appointed as the Head of Commercial on 1st April 2016.

He holds a Bachelor Degree in Information Technology from University Southern Queensland, Australia and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the Nottingham Trent University, UK.

Prior to joining PTP, Prakash was with Westport Malaysia during the container start up years of 1997-1999.

At PTP, his early involvement was in the setting up of operational systems following which he was assigned to the Commercial Team with the key task being the transition of large liner clients. He was also seconded to Johor Port, a multipurpose port specifically to develop new port related projects for the shareholder.

His experience in challenging start up environments over a variety of port management roles has helped PTP grow towards new business areas and a diversified revenue stream.