The Principal Consultant

The Principal Consultant

Rajah Thiyagarajah, Principal Consultant

RT profile copyTMP Consulting is headed by Rajah Thiyagarajah, its founder and principal consultant. Rajah has over 30 years of international consultancy experience and working in key executive positions, including Finance Advisor and Head of Business Analysis, in ExxonMobil in Singapore. Rajah founded TMP Consulting on the strength of his extensive experience and specialised knowledge and his passion for developing financially robust projects and rigorous financial analysis.

Rajah is an active member of several professional organisations including CPA Australia, Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) and  Australian Institute of Management Consultants. He is also a panel member of the Australian Government’s Clean Energy Advisory Panel.

Rajah served as financial consultant to several major infrastructure projects in the power, water and transportation sectors. His clients include governments, private sector companies and the Asian Development Bank.  Over the past 20 years he has built TMP into a highly regarded consultancy with a solid reputation for responsiveness to client needs and excellence.

Latest news:

Appointed as financial consultant to 500kV Power Transmission Project in Laos

TMP Consulting was engaged by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) in May 2013 to provide financial advice for a shared 500 kV export-driven Power Transmission Facility in Nabong, Laos. TMP  was engaged to develop an equitable commercially viable cost sharing arrangement that will enable various hydropower plants to concurrently use the facility to export power to Thailand. The proposed […] Read More >

TMP Consulting on Australian Government’s Clean Energy Advice Panel from 2012-2015

TMP Consulting has been appointed to the Australian Government’s Clean Energy Advice Panel that provides expert independent advice for financial and commercial, economic and technical and engineering areas of proposed clean energy projects. The appointment is for a period of 3 years from 2012-2015. TMP’s role is to undertake financial and commercial assessments of clean […] Read More >

Infrastructure Financial Specialist for Urban Transport Projects in Indonesia

TMP Consulting provided specialist financial consultancy advice for urban transportation projects in 3 cities in Indonesia during October 2012 – January 2013. The objectives of this consultancy are to further explore the possible Public and Private financing options for urban transport investments identified through Pre-Feasibility Studies in Palembang, Surakarta and Yogyakarta and to work towards […] Read More >

Appointed Financial Consultant for power distribution project in Myanmar

In July 2013, TMP Consulting was appointed as financial consultant for the rehabilitation and expansion of power distribution networks in Yangon, Mandalay and other key high demand cities in Myanmar. The assignment involved working with the Ministry of Energy and Planning (MOEP), Yangon Electricity Supply Board (YESB) and Electricity Supply Enterprise (ESE) in Myanmar. TMP […] Read More >


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