About Us

GRG Analytix is a newly formed private company, which was borne out of a need for more experienced and competitive data analytical skills. Our team, along with the founder, have a credible amount of experience and expertise spanning more than 30 years within the market research and corporate industries. Having worked for all of the major local and international research agencies, our founder contributes a wealth of experience and knowledge coupled with expertise in data management. The approach is “hands-on” so each client is timeously and effectively managed.


GRG Analytix is a data analytics and analysis company located in Durban, South Africa, servicing clients locally, nationwide and internationally.

GRG Analytix would like to become the leading provider of business and data analytics solutions within the Southern African region. Partnering with the best of breed technologies such as IBM, Microsoft, Survey to Go, Survey Monkey, we employ best practices developed whilst working over thirty years of service. We are extremely committed to delivering quality advice, sales and support to assist our clients to achieve the maximum from their data analytics investment.

Mr Sathiesh Govender - Director (Managing/Operations)

Having worked for Research International (now TNS/Kantar), IPSOS Markinor, The Nielsen Company and Synovate research, he brings a wealth of data collection/processing and data management experience to the team (22 years). He has also worked at I and S Transdata and Asara IT and Data as an Operations Manager.

  • He has an extensive background in providing data management solutions to research and coordination teams with a deep knowledge of research outputs and projects.
  • He has extensive experience in data quality/integrity solutions. He also has extensive experience in data collection and tools used for gathering any method of research. He is also very efficient in managing large data collection/field agents in data collection on any platform.
  • He has managed the CATI (call centre – 100 staff) department within IPSOS Markinor to successfully service clients like Standard Bank (Customer Evaluation Branch Survey – CEBS), ABSA (Customer Satisfaction Surveys), Telkom (Residential and Business) Satisfaction Surveys. These surveys consisted of robust samples more than 10 000 surveys monthly.
  • He has also added Project Management to his portfolio of services which now further equips him to better manage projects in line with budgets and timing.

Prof Pragashnie Govender - Advisor

Prof Govender holds a PhD and is currently an NRF Y-rated Researcher. She won the National NRF Research Excellence Award for Next Generation Researcher in 2016. She has over 25 peer-reviewed publications in addition to over 30 national and international conference presentations. She is reviewer for a number of accredited journals and is part of the editorial board of the international journal The Qualitative Report. She has special interests in qualitative and mixed methods research.

GRG Analytix (Pty) Ltd is a private company founded in 2018. The company is registered with CIPC under the registration number of 2018 / 012901 / 07 with 1 active member and director. It also has a SARS Good Standing Tax Clearance which is 0700/2/2018/A001578283. GRG Analytix is also a BBEEE accredited company under the EME Category and has a Level 1 B-BBEEE status which is 100% Black owned and managed. The procurement Recognition level is 135%. GRG Analytix has also been registered under the CSD for Government under the supplier number of MAAA0588290. Sathiesh Govender is the owner and operations director of the company.