Mr. Marius Pienaar joined the board in July 2017 as an elected member and was appointed to the board in August 2020. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering and a Master’s degree in Manufacturing Engineering from Johannesburg University. Mr. Pienaar owns a small business that implements and develops material optimization software solutions for the sheet and plate metal fabrication industry. He and his wife Ananda have three sons, one of whom graduated from MHA and two who attend MHA. The Pienaars attend Good Shepherd OPC in Forest Park where he serves as an elder.