Who We Are?

MHJ Group is a black-owned and managed company, with offices in Johannesburg (Sandton) and Durban (Umhlanga). The organisation was established in 2017, with the aim to provide innovative solutions to the Built Environment, Engineering and Facilities Management sectors. We are a level 1 BBBEE contributor and are registered with the Southern African Asset Management Association (SAAMA), as well as the South African Facilities Management Association (SAFMA).

We have a highly experienced team of multi-skilled professionals that support operations, and are recognised in their individual disciplines.

To be a leading South African consultancy company within the Built Environment, Engineering and Facilities Management sectors, offering world class, sustainable and innovative solutions within the country and abroad.
Drawing on over a century of combined experience within various Industries and Sectors, we aim to surpass our client’s expectations by providing solutions that are Innovative, of superior Quality, meet World class standards, and are Sustainable.

Executive Team

Nirvashni Maharaj : Chairperson
Academically, Nirvashni has completed her Chemical Engineering and various other Technical and Management coursework. She has occupied several Technical, Management and Executive positions within the Mining, Manufacturing and Agro-Processing Sectors; in roles specialising in Technical Advisory, Business Development and General Management.
Santesh Maharaj : Chief Executive Officer
Santesh has occupied several Technical, Management and Executive positions within the Manufacturing, Petrochemical and Aviation Sectors; in roles specialising in Maintenance, Engineering, Project Management, Facilities and General Management. Academically he has completed his Mechanical Engineering (Cum Laude), MBA (Master’s in business administration) and is an Accredited Facilities Professional (AFProf -SAFMA), Certified Physical Asset Management Practitioner (SCPP – SAAMA), Project Management Professional (PMP – PMI) and a Member of the Institute of Directors (M.Inst.D – IODSA).
Sachin Maharaj : Chief Operating Officer
Sachin is a seasoned Business Development and Sales Executive with over 15 years of experience in leading target driven Sales Organisations across Telecommunication, Banking and Engineering sectors within Sub-Saharan Africa. His roles required significant focus on hunting and farming initiatives working closely together with go-to-market, marketing and operations to deliver the appropriate value proposition and customer experience in support of achieving the required sales targets. Sachin Holds an honours degree in commerce specialising in Economics, finance and Management.
Ashwin Maharaj : Non-Executive Director
Ashwin is a Partner of the organisation, and also functions as the Technical Director of the company. He has over 20 years of experience in successfully Designing, Managing and Leading Projects and Business. Academically he is in possession of an MSc: Electrical Engineering (HCDC, Power, Energy), BSc: Electrical Engineering (Power), ND: Electrical Engineering, Post Graduate Management Diploma (Wits) and has also completed an Engineering Leadership Programme (Eng Edu Aus), Technology Leadership Programme (Eskom), Accelerated Development Programme (Eskom) and CEDA Leadership Programme. Additionally, Ashwin’s Professional memberships include Fellow of Engineers Australia (FIEAust), Chartered Professional Engineer (CPEng), APEC. Engineer (IntPE Aus), Registered Professional Engineer of Queensland (RPEQ) and Project Management Institute (PMI).

Management Team

Lekginya Matseba
Head: Project Maqnagement Office (PMO)
Imraan Hassan
Director & GM (Durban Branch)
Rishal Balkissoon
Head: Engineering


We employ the highest ethical standards, and ensure integrity forms the backbone of every action we take.
Sustainable solutions that meet the client’s situational needs and capabilities.
We take accountability for our performance, decisions and actions – we accept our individual and team responsibilities and remain committed to perform.
Although we reward individual performance, we actively promote and support teamwork, and thus work together to achieve our common objectives and goals.
We are committed to providing the highest quality products and services that meet or exceed our client’s expectations.
We will always ensure that our solutions and products offer sustainable value for money.
Combined Years of Experience
Projects Completed
Million Rand Worth of Projects Completed