Ogbe Aihevba began his career in Abuja, Nigeria where, amongst other construction companies, he worked for Julius Berger (Nig) Plc and the Federal Capital Development Authority, where he acquired early experience in water & sewage systems, structural concrete and the design of concrete structures.
In early 1998, he relocated to South Africa to continue to pursue a career in the construction industry. He joined Realeka Investments (PTY) Limited as a Site Manager in May 1998 where he worked on different construction projects varying from construction of clinics and pharmacies, upgrading of hostels, flood protection projects, construction of roads and upgrade of civil engineering infrastructure. While at Realeka Investments, he acquired extensive experience in road construction and construction management. He rose through the ranks from Site Manager through to Contracts Manager and then Acting General Manager until he resigned in 2006 to head his own company.
He registered Hennox 479 CC (now known as Axton Matrix) in conjunction with other partners in late 2005 and became the Managing Member of the company in early 2006 on a full-time basis.
In addition to his duties as the Managing Member of Axton Matrix, he has been involved in various construction projects as Contracts Manager and Project Manager. Since becoming the Managing Member of Axton Matrix, the company has grown from a Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB) rating of 4CEPE and 3GBPE to 7CEPE and 6GBPE respectively. The company asset base has increased significantly during this time and is continuing to grow. Under his watch, Axton Matrix, amongst other client, have successfully completed construction projects for Gauteng Department of Public Transport, Roads and Works, Johannesburg Development Agency, Rand Water and various municipalities in South Africa.
Ogbe has a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Civil Engineering, he is a member of South African Institution of Civil Engineering (SAICE) and a member of the South African Council for the Project and Construction Management Professions (SACPCMP).