Andrew Murray

Chairman

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

Yolanda Sedibe

Director

Bachelor of Social Science: Industrial Psychology (UCT)(2003)
Global Remuneration Professional: South African Reward Association (SARA)(2012)

2004-2013: Worked in HR specializing in Reward and Benefit Management for Brandhouse Beverages, ABSA and Protech Khuthele Holdings
2014: Joined M&D Construction to set up and lead an Effective Human Resources Department
Current role includes heading up the HR division as well as being actively involved in the business development aspect of the Company.

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

Rory Clark

Head: Building Division

BTech in Civil Engineering: Construction Management
SACPCMP Pr Construction Manager
Completed NOSA, APMG, WCES and Candy (CCS) Courses

1999 – AutoCAD Technician at V3 Consulting Engineers
1999 – 2002 : Site Engineer at Haw & Ingles, worked on the Upgrade of N8 and N10 Projects
2003 – 2009 : Self-employed, during which he successfully started a business and completed 18 residential projects in the UK
2010 – 2015 : Contracts Manager at Stefanutti Stocks Swaziland

Joined M&D in July 2015

Mike Johnston

Head: Mechanical Engineering Division

Over 40 years of experience in the Pipeline industry

1971-1982 : Employed by Hall Longmore
1982-2000 : Founded, successfully operated and then sold Midwest Engineering (a major pipeline contractor)
2009 : Joined M&D Construction to bolster the Pipe Division

Junaid Kathrada

Head: Pipeline Division

Tech Civil Engineering
1996-2000: Started his career as a Resident Engineer
2000-2015: Gained experience as an Estimator except for 1 year in which he was self-employed
2015: Joined M&D as Senior Estimator and progressed since to Commercial Director and then Acting Head of the Pipeline Division

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

Rowan Barnard

Group Plant Manager

National Diploma Small Business Management (TUT)(2001)

Over 17 years experience in Logistics, Production, Construction, Manufacturing and Plant Hire.

1997 – 2009 : : Owner of Rolog CC, a Transport and Logistics company
2009 – 2015 : Operations Manager for the Plant Division at Protech Khuthele Holdings
2015 : Joined M&D’s Plant Division

Mike Ettmayr

Group Estimator

National Diploma: Civil Engineering
Member of SAICE and SACPMP

1972-1988 : Murray & Roberts – started on site before moving to the estimating department
1989-2012 : Afro Projects, Peter Mellor Construction, Rainbow Construction, WBHO and King Civils (Estimator)
2013 : Joined M&D Construction to head the Estimating/Tendering Department.

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

Dave Slatter

Oil & Gas: Contracts Director

BEng Civil and Structural Engineering
NDip Construction
1995-2012: Gained site experience with Stocks and Stocks, Laing O’Rourke (UK/Midd) and WBHO Pipelines starting as a Site Agent and working up to Operations Manager
2012-2015: Director of Redhart Projects
2015-2018: Worked in Operations for Murray and Roberts Power and Energy division and KAEFER Thermal Contracting
2018: Joined M&D as Contracts Director for the Pipeline Division’s Oil and Gas sub-division