Shuma Africa is a South African Consulting Engineering firm with offices in various provinces in the country. Since its establishment in 2006, Shuma has rapidly developed an exceptional reputation for proficiency, accountability and professionalism. We provide professional engineering solutions to clients in the construction management of infrastructure development.

We offer full consulting services that includes but not limited to transportation Engineering, Sanitation Services, Building and Structural Engineering, Water and Wastewater Engineering and Construction Project Management.

The name “Shuma” is derived from the African languages verbs which means “to work”. Shuma Africa aims to work for the African nation by providing the best practices and cost-effective solutions towards continent’s development. The company’s shortened name is “Shuma Africa”.


Shuma Africa aims to become a globally acclaimed consulting firm offering professional engineering services in the built environment.


The implementation of our vision is supported by providing:

  • Best engineering practices with innovative and excellent services.
  • Consulting services without compromise on quality standards.
  • Dependable services within the parameters of engineering code of ethics.
  • Timely services and the most economical designs to the benefits of the client.
  • Professional services with minimal harm to the environment and without causing major modification to the earth’s ecosystems.


Shuma subscribes to the globally accepted business norms and standards which are underpinned by the key values which include amongst other the following:

  • Accountability
  • Commitment
  • Customer Focus
  • Excellence
  • Honesty
  • Integrity
  • Transparency


The company’s philosophy is to provide cost effective, high quality technical expertise and professional services to all clients by adopting a hands-on approach and close involvement of senior staff in all aspects of our projects.


Shuma is a 100% black owned and a portion of the shareholding is owned by women. We are BEP (Built Environmental Professionals) in terms of the BBBEE construction sector codes of good practice as amended by the department of trade and industry.


Shuma is a registered member of the Consulting Engineers South Africa (CESA.
Our members are registered with the following professional bodies:

  • Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA)
  • South African Institute of Civil Engineers (SAICE)
  • Institute of Municipal Engineering of South Africa (IMESA)
  • South African Council for Project and Construction Management Professionals (SACPCMP)