Andrew Murray


Bachelor of Science: Civil Engineering (1978)

Worked in Europe for 3 years after graduating

1982 : Joined a Structural Consulting firm on his return
1983 : Co-founded Murray and Dickson Construction

Rukesh Raghubir

Chief Executive Officer

Bachelor of Science: Civil Engineering (2000)
Professional Contruction Manager (SACPCMP)
Post Graduate Construction Management Programme (Stellenbosch 2013)

Non-office Bearing Director of the Concrete Society of Southern Africa
Owner President Management at Harvard Business School

2000 – 2005 : worked for Bigen Africa, Department of Transport, Rezayed in Dubai/Iran and Group 5
2006 : joined M&D Construction
2008 : started the Civil Engineering and Pipe divisions at M&D

Gavin Mc Alpine

Financial Director

Bachelor of Commerce (1992)
CAIB (Institute of Bankers) (1994)
MBA (2002)

1988 to 1997: FNB Corporate Banking (including three years working in Botswana)
1997 to 2002: Worked in the motor industry, owned own franchised businesses and was partner in a business evaluation and planning company
2002 to 2016: Financial Director and other Director positions held in the Construction industry. Worked for various construction companies including Ruthcon, Sanyati, Inyatsi and Lonerock which included exposure in Zambia, Swaziland, Mozambique, Botswana and Mauritius.
2017: Joined M&D Group as the Financial Director

Lance Cox

Group SHERQ Manager

NEBOSH International Safety Management Diploma (2015)
Diploma Safety Management (UNISA)

Over 10 years experience in the management of SHERQ in the Construction Industry

1999 – 2007 : SA National Defence Force Military Service
2007 – 2011 : QA/QC and Environmental Manager at Group Five Coastal
2011 – 2015 : SHEQ Manager at Inyatsi Construction which became Mota-Engil Construction
2015 : Joined M&D and implemented SHERQ and ISO procedures

Niekie Wagener

Head: Civil Engineering Division

Bachelor of Engineering: Civil Engineering

Niekie has been in the construction industry since 1996 with extensive Civil Engineering experience

1996-2016 : Employed by Group 5, worked his way up from Site Engineer to Contracts Director
2016 : Joined M&D to manage Civil Engineering projects

Chris Porter

Group Commercial Director

Professional Engineer, BSc Civil Engineering (1983)

30 years of experience in bulk earthworks, terraces, basements and road construction

1984-2014 : Gained his experience with Murray & Roberts, Con Roux and Protech Khuthele
2014 : Joined M&D Construction as Head of the Roads & Earthworks Division

Peter Naidoo

Pipe: Contracts Director

National Diploma (Mechanical Engineering-T3) (1987)
Construction Management Programme (2012)

Over 20 years experience in water and petrochemical pipeline construction

1998 – 2012 : Progressed from Contracts Manager to Contracts Director at Cycad Pipelines
2012 – 2016 : Contracts Director at Stefanutti Stocks Pipelines and then for Esor/Keletso Construction JV
2016 : Joined M&D Pipeline Division