For more than 25 years, we have been working side-by-side with the power, oil & gas and mining industry to successfully deliver projects across Africa.
From the most remote rural locations like Kigutu to the streets of the suburbs, from the heart of buzzing cities like Dakar to the most isolated and challenging wilderness terrains, we are committed to creating a bright future for our clients and the communities we serve. They are at the heart of everything we do.
Responding to the climate crisis and changing lifestyle conditions, we continue our evolution as an Energy Sector focused group of companies delivering contracting solutions, developing transitional and reduced carbon output energy projects as well as investing in female founded energy related companies, with a mission to contribute to a more sustainable energy future.
We believe that through collaboration we can influence a new energy era in which the world can become more sustainable.
We endeavour to deliver best in class solutions, delivering infrastructure of an unequalled quality. It means having the best-qualified and most capable people. It means demonstrating attitudes and business ethics that inspire others. And it means ensuring that our health, safety, and environmental management systems set the standards for our industry.
Our values produce the cultural soil from which our strategy can take root to create growth.
They are a guiding force in everything we do, and we showcase them to the people around us by demonstrating them in the way we go about our daily work. They are what support the vision, shape the culture, and reflect what we treasure.
Openness, innovation, and sustainability are key to everything we do. Guided by our values, our approach helps us to shape the future of the energy sector while building a more resilient Africa.
With an extensive network, our deep expertise and local insights make us a resilient and trusted partner across the continent.
Rooted for more than 25 years in Africa and proud of our contributions to increased energy infrastructure and energy access, we are committed to listening to community stakeholders, understanding their unique needs, and adapting to the local environment.
Our experts identify risks and opportunities of each project, assess potential impacts of our work to facilitate global and intra-African investment and collaboration for the long-term.
- Large sub-Saharan footprint and Africa focus
- In-country connections and expertise in more than 12 African countries (and growing...)
- High focus on international quality standards
- Certified IMS systems
- Local content focused
HUMANS OF CSI ENERGY GROUP
Our aim is to be one of the most diverse and inclusive organisations in Africa, a place where everyone feels valued and respected. Meet the faces who drive the companies’ energy.
- Leadership Team
Our people are essential to successfully deliver our strategy and sustain business performance over the long term. Performing competitively in the evolving energy landscape requires competent and empowered people working together across CSI Energy Group. We believe that a diverse, equitable and inclusive workforce coupled with inclusive leadership generates safer and superior performance.
Combining the skill sets and experience of our entire workforce allows us to hand over high quality, safe, efficient, and operation-ready facilities to our clients.
Mike is a seasoned project management and logistics professional with over 25 years of experience, managing parallel projects in Africa.
As Projects Director, Mike leads all the Group's contracting business cluster Projects across all sectors: Power & Infrastructure, Oil & Gas, Mining and Renewables. His extensive experience in the industry enables him to manage projects up to EPC of USD 52M, with a high focus on healthy, safety (HSE) and environment and quality assurance and quality control management (QAQC), ensuring delivery of projects up to international standards.
Throughout his career, Mike held various senior leadership roles across various industries in Africa and successfully led the completion of major projects, including the construction of over 2,000km of roads in South Sudan, the construction of over 200MW of Geothermal Power and managing sites with up to 1,550 staff.
Holder of a BTEC Higher National Diploma in Agricultural Engineering from Rycotewood College (UK), Mike believes in people, leading and uniting teams to successfully reach a common goal. If not on site, you will find Mike traveling the world to discover new cultures or training for the next triathlon.
Group Brand & Content Manager
Stephane is a branding and marketing specialist with over 10 years of experience acting as brand guardian for several local and international brands, across various industries.
As Group Brand & Content Manager, he leads the Group’s brand, creativity, and content with a view to authentically establish a purpose driven brand across Africa, working, and collaborating with internal and external cross-functional partners to ensure the brand philosophy is reflected in everything we do.
Prior to joining CSI Energy Group in 2021, Stephane served as Head Strategist: Advertising, Digital & PR at Magna Carta Reputation Management Consultants Mauritius, part of Africa’s largest and most respected reputational management consultancies and Ketchum’s Exclusive affiliation in Africa, managing a portfolio of local and international clients in diverse industries, ranging from Corporate, FMCG, Finance and Hospitality.
Holder of a Double Major Bachelor in Commerce, Management and Marketing, from Curtin University (Australia), he has deep expertise in marketing and communication, market research, media buying, sales, public relations, social media, digital marketing, and events.
Based in Mauritius, Stephane has a curious mind that constantly challenges the status quo with new ideas, and is always eager to learn. He is a photography and travel passionate, mixing both to tell visual stories.
Chief Human Capital Officer
Corine is an HR Professional with a ‘People First’ mindset, with nearly 20 years of experience, across different sectors, namely construction, hospitality, banking, financial services and ICT/BPO.
As Chief Human Capital Officer, she leads the Human Capital strategy of CSI Energy Group, building a purpose and performance driven culture, promoting excellence, engagement, collaboration, wellbeing, diversity and inclusion for organisational transformation and enhancement.
Prior to joining CSI Energy Group in 2022, Corine held various HR leadership roles in local and international organisations, transforming HR to deliver forward-thinking capabilities, enabling a timely and effective response to changes in the business environment. She successfully partners with executive teams in rewiring organisations, drafting and implementing strategies that integrate Talent Management, Leadership Development and Employee Experience.
Holder of a BSc (HONS) in Social Work from the University of Mauritius and a certified Meta Coach (ISNS), Corine is passionate about inspiring people to discover and unleash their potential. Based in Mauritius, she is a fervent proponent of women empowerment and advocates that her success has as foundation the strength of her family ties and the ability to find a healthy balance between her professional and personal life.
Chief Executive Officer
Founding member of CSI Energy Group, Chris is a philanthropist, entrepreneur, and investor in people. He started his career in the early 1990s in the UK electrical contracting industry and is now contributing to the sustainable growth of the African continent.
As CEO of CSI Energy Group, Chris has transformed the organisation into a diversified African centric of companies offering sustainable solutions within the energy sector across Africa.
Visionary leader, he leads the development and execution of long-term strategies with the goal of increasing shareholder value. His leadership has been instrumental and enabled the Group to deliver a significant number of complex and high specification projects to international standards for clients in the Oil & Gas, Mining, Power & Infrastructure and Renewables sectors.
Throughout his career, Chris demonstrated a strong track record in initiating and leading change, driving results, strengthening operational risk and compliance, and innovating amid a rapidly evolving energy landscape. He is the driving force of sustainable business growth and profitability, continuous improvement, and client recognition for contribution to health and safety awareness, support of community initiatives for children living with HIV, Autism, skin colour disorder and Cancers.
An outspoken advocate for gender equity, Chris aims to drive more diversity and inclusion in the infrastructure industry and is committed to the success of people through successful development of management and improvement plans for the company’s entire workforce.
Chief Operations Officer
Dominique is a seasoned financial and operational professional with more than 15 years of experience in using creative vision and excellent insight into company management.
As Chief Operations Officer, she is responsible for designing and implementing plans, strategies, and procedures, setting comprehensive goals for growth, diversification, and performance, overseeing the daily operations of the Group.
Prior to joining CSI Energy Group in 2022, she previously held financial / operational roles in various companies including Stryker, Congo Equipment (CAT) and Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF). Throughout her career, she has developed significant operational management experience in multinationals organisations operating in both Europe and Africa.
Dominique holds an MSc in Economics from HEC Lausanne (Switzerland), and a certification in blockchain technology and decentralised finance from University of Geneva. She is also a certified Master in Neuro Linguistic Programming.
A supporter of women empowerment, Dominique is the co-founder of WOWanted, an initiative dedicated to supporting female entrepreneurs in the Indian Ocean. She is passionate about sustainability, creating growth and is dedicated to increase gender equity in the energy sector.
Executive Assistant to CEO
Kamla is a meticulous, task-driven Executive Assistant with more than 15 years of administrative experience in supporting C-level executives.
As a member of the Executive Team, Kamla provides administrative and management support to the CEO and to the Board of Directors, as well as manages the Mauritius Office Administration.
With a First-Class Honours Degree in Management Studies from University of Mauritius, and more than 15 years’ experience in Executive/Administrative Assistant roles, most recently with State Informatics Limited in Mauritius, Kamla brings extensive experience to the CEO Office.
Throughout her career, she has demonstrated proven skills in providing support to Executives internationally, assisting in technology improvement, board facilitation and the elaboration of corporate strategy, including the implementation of its action plan.
Based in Mauritius, Kamla values spending time with her family and enjoys expressing herself creatively through art and abstract.
Managing Director - Tanzania
Entrepreneur and Senior Executive, Jon is an Icelandic marine engineer with more than 35 years’ experience developing and leading multinational businesses.
As Managing Director of CSI Energy Group Tanzania, Jon handles the company’s day-to-day operations and ensures everything runs as efficiently as possible to achieve set objectives. He brings many years of experience in business leadership and provides inspiration, motivation, and guidance to the team.
Prior to joining CSI Energy Group, Jon held various senior leadership roles in Africa and Iceland, where he applied his strong leadership skills by developing and managing international companies across diverse sectors including energy, food, medical and marine industries. He served as Managing Director/COO at Pan African Health Foundation in Nigeria and General Manager at Humall Seafood in Iceland.
Based in Tanzania, Jon is a Qualified Marine Engineer from the Marine Engineering College of Iceland. He is a healthy lifestyle advocate and focused on improving personal health habits and impacting the lives of those around him.
Irfan is a Mechanical Engineer with over 9 years of experience in the construction industry and has led the development of major projects in Africa, from project development, right from design stage till commissioning stage.
As Commercial Manager, Irfan is responsible for the Planning and Controls, Contracts, Commercial, Tender Estimation and Procurement of the CSI Energy Group’s Contracting business cluster across Africa. Well versed to construction procedures and methodologies, he has been working on projects of international standards with EPC Contractors and Main Contractors for a spectrum of industries, including malls, hospitals, power plants, airports and palaces.
Earlier in his career, Irfan served as MEP Planning Engineer at Drake and Scull Qatar, Senior Planning Engineer and Delay claim analyst at Urbacon Trading & Contracting, managing all subcontractor related to MEP, ELV, conveying system Planning for Design & Build VVIP Lusail Palace Project (contract value: 3.6 Billion Qatar riyal) and responsible for Delay claims for UCC Company. He worked on various international projects, including Mall of Qatar, Dar es Salaam
Tanzania International Airport, Kilimanjaro Tanzania International Airport, Kinyerezi II 240 MW CCPP and Kinyerezi I Extension Power Plant.
A true supporter of talent development, Irfan has been leading and training fresh graduates involved in the different Group’s projects. Holder of a Bachelor of Engineering from NED University of Engineering & Technology (Pakistan), Irfan believes human development and infrastructure can touch peoples’ lives for the better.