AC Mahendra K. Datu, has been working with the teams of various enterprises and witnessing the complex and complicated problems faced by most of those enterprises. With a unique approach, a mixture of personal and management coaching-training along with organization re-engineering, Mahendra helps corporate executives, top managements and business owners to reshape their business where both the people and the company are growing together to an equilibrium required for optimum productivity. In short, the idea is clear: the people and the entreprise should grow simultaneously.
Mahendra was an apprentice at the Sooke-Jordan River Chamber of Commerce, British Columbia, Canada for the Youth Needs Assessment Project
under the sponsorships of the Montreal-based Jeunesse Canada Monde in 1991.
In the years 1994 and 1995 with the Denver-based UWP (Up With People) Foundation/ Institute scholarships Mahendra undertook short courses on media, communication and political-economy in Chicago and New York (USA), Stockholm and Orebro (Sweden), Bonn (Germany), Apeldorn (The Netherlands), Helsinki (Finland) and Leningrad (Russia)
Mahendra was a delegate at the Harvard Project for Asia and International Relations (HPAIR), and by 1999 Mahendra represented Singapore in the World Business Dialogue Forum in Cologne (Deutscher Wirtschaftskongress), Germany.
In the same year, with the Asian Banker International/ Journal Mahendra published Country Report 1999: The Indonesian Banking – Reconstructing the Road to Recovery. Mahendra is a columnist for major business magazines and newspapers in Indonesia, and author of several business books as well.
Currently Mahendra is also serving as a chief executive at one of the leading oil & gas services and fabrication companies based in Jakarta, Indonesia.
Mahendra graduated from Gadjah Mada University in 1994. His MA (1997) and Ph.D. (2003) degrees were both obtained from The National University of Singapore through the ASEAN Graduate Scholarships and NUS-Research Scholarships.