Jozi Power Limited is a company founded in 2007 to address the expected shortage of power in Africa. Jozi is specifically set up to respond quickly to power requirements of industrial clients.

Board of Directors

Leslie Dann

Les photoLeslie Dann (M.Eng Electrical, MBA) is the founder and managing director of Jozi Power Limited. Leslie has 13 years experience in development, construction and financing of diesel power plants in Africa. Alongside his interest in Jozi Power Limited, he also has an interest in two fixed power stations, one in Mali and one in Tanzania.




Alan Black

Alan Black photoAlan Black is an experienced energy, infrastructure and project finance lawyer with a specific focus on Sub-Saharan Africa.  In addition to being a practising solicitor in the UK, he holds a Masters degree in Engineering from the University of Cambridge and an MBA from London Business School.  Alan has been a director of Jozi Power since the company’s beginnings in 2008.



Kushil Maharaj

Kushil Maharaj Photo

Kushil Maharaj holds a BSc Eng (Civil) and MBA degree with experience in real estate deal structuring and development, infrastructure financing and development, toll concessions and construction management. He worked in various roles in Group Five’s Engineering & Construction cluster for 10 years before moving to the Investment and Concessions cluster in 2004, where he worked in the Infrastructure Developments Services and Intertoll Africa business units. In 2007 he joined ABSA (Barclays Africa) where he headed Absa Development Company. Kushil re-joined Group Five in 2011 and, under his leadership the group’s property business was rebranded into G5 Properties and has progressively grown its asset base and project pipeline across the continent. He was appointed to Group Five EXCO as the head of Investments and Concessions in May 2017.