SAMIC 2017: 5-7 April
SPEAKERS / Prasheen Maharaj

CEO of Southern African Shipyards Prasheen Maharaj, at just 42 years old has made colossal strides in his career earning the respect of his peers and industry leaders alike.

A firm believer in self-empowerment for the greater good of society Prasheen has holds a B.Com Degree; Management Advancement Diploma; Postgraduate Diploma in Business Management and his Master’s in Business Administration majoring in Finance – all from the University of KwaZulu-Natal.

He is also the recipient of the Golden Key International Honours award (USA), which places him amongst the top 10% students SA.

He sits on the board of Ethekwini Maritime Cluster, an organisation that is driving the competitiveness, growth and transformation of the Maritime Industry in Durban, through a Public Private Partnership between industry and government. His passion for the maritime industry is driven by his relentless commitment to socio-economic transformation, sustainable job creation and skills development.