Thanendran graduated top 1% of the cohort from the Graduate School of Business at University of Newcastle (Australia) with an MBA with Merit. During his time at the University, he was also on the School Board representing all students from the Graduate School. In his undergraduate days, Thanendran represented the University in rugby union, rugby league and soccer. He is a Lecturer at Republic Polytechnic and is very experienced in Market Research, working with companies like Loreal, Old Chang Kee and SPH.
He believes that if you honestly and full heartedly believe in something, you will achieve it.