NEMISA Board Member
Chairperson of the Finance Committee
Specialist skills: Prof Maharaj is an academic of more than 30 years. He has extensive experience in the management and leadership of higher education and training institutions. This includes legislation policies and procedures related to state-owned enterprises (SOEs). He has a deep knowledge of the ICT sector and has researched and published extensively in this domain. He has also contributed significantly to academic capacity development.
Highlighted experience and positions: He has been in various management and strategic positions at the University of Durban-Westville (now KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN)). This includes serving on the UDW Council and the UDW Senate. He was Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the University of Durban-Westville Pension and Provident Fund.
Other current positions: Prof Maharaj currently employed at the University of KwaZulu-Natal and also serves on the Board at the Moses Kotane Institute, an SOE in KZN that aims to advance STEM and leadership skills.