Prasheen Maharaj is the CEO of SanDock Austral and a multiawarding winning Business Leader. He is a noted deal maker, having secured a number of multi billion Rand Projects for his organization. A hands on CEO, he has successfully led the execution of a number of complex, multi-year Mega Projects in the Marine and Defense Industry. As a Corporate and Investment Finance professional, he has solid track record in merger and acquisition initiatives for the organization.

He has led a number of strategy development and implementation initiatives with an emphasis on corporate turnaround, organizational renewal and change/culture management. Prasheen is a prolific public speaker and has represented his country, Industry and company in a number of international and local symposia and conferences.

Prasheen is known as a Conscious Capitalist and is a firm believer that business should contribute to the greater good of society. He sits on the boards of the Durban Chamber of Commerce, Ethekwini Maritime Cluster and AMD. He is a Masters Graduate in Finance and Business from the University of KZN and is currently pursuing further Post Graduate studies at the London School of International Business.