Core2Africa has a team of sales professionals, engineers, management and support staff located across the various locations of the Core2Africa offices. Click on the links below to locate a Core2Africa staff member to best serve you.
Co-Founder & Group CEO
A thought-leader in Core2Africa and the broader service provider market, Stanley has served the industry for 20 years and is considered one of the experts in IP MPLS and related technologies and services. Stanley is a founder member of Core2Africa and serves as the company CEO.
Mark’s wealth of financial and business management experience bolsters Core2Africa’s successful record as an integrator in the service provider market. A chartered accountant by profession, Mark has played pivotal roles in a number of large IT organisations.
Co-Founder & Group CTO
Rudi brings an enormous wealth of knowledge and experience within the service provider industry, having worked for some of Africa’s largest service providers. Rudi is the go-to industry technical specialist when the network goes down! Rudi is a founder member of Core2Africa and serves as the company CTO.
Chief Sales & Marketing Officer
John’s vast network and wealth of sales and business experience within large global IT vendors ensure that Core2Africa maintains the sales pipeline needed to sustain the growth objectives. John operates out of Mauritius, where the group’s head office is located.
Regional Management Team
Global Pre-Sales Manager
Regional Manager – Southern Africa
As the pre-sales manager for Core2Africa group, Ian utilises his extensive knowledge of service provider vendor products and services to design and cost-optimise best-of-breed products and solutions for Core2Africa’s customers across Africa and the Indian Ocean Islands.
Indian Ocean Islands
Louise de Comarmond
Regional Manager – Indian Ocean Islands
Based in Mauritius, Louise runs the Core2Africa Indian Ocean Islands operation as well as conducting many of the Core2Africa group head office functions. In this role, Louise interfaces with all the Core2Africa operations in Africa, providing centralized administrative support across the group.
Regional Manager – East Africa
Based in Kampala, Uganda, Simon runs the Core2Africa operations in East Africa, including Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda and Rwanda. Simon has a wealth of experience in the telco, Internet service provider, and mobile operator industries, and is extremely well respected in the region.
Central & West Africa
Regional Manager – Central & West Africa
As regional manager for Core2Africa Central and West Africa, Sylvain conducts both sales and operations roles in the region. Using South Africa as a base, Sylvain travels extensively, ensuring that Core2Africa is adequately supported in the region.
Bid Office Manager
Denise heads up Core2Africa’s bid office, which is a critical role in maintaining a good flow of business. Denise works closely with everyone in Core2Africa to ensure that RFPs and RFQs are prepared to the high Core2Africa standard and then delivered on time.
Group Service Level Manager
Lindsay’s penchant for customer service, coupled with his strong support management skills, and backed by a highly-skilled team of engineers and support systems, ensures that Core2frica’s customers receive world-class customer support.
Core2Africa Rwanda Manager
As the country manager for Core2Africa Rwanda, Innocent leverages his business acumen, local knowledge and extensive business network to ensure that Core2Africa’s customers in Rwanda as well as further afield in East Africa receive the high level of support that they have become accustomed to from Core2Africa.
Financial Manager – South Africa
Donavan is responsible for financial management and administration for our South African business. Donavan has a detailed understanding of the Core2Africa business and is responsible for all financial management functions including budgeting, reporting, payments, cash collections, taxation and reporting.
Financial Manager – Mauritius
Naushad is responsible for financial management and accounting for our companies in Mauritius, Uganda, Rwanda and Kenya. He manages the full financial function from budgeting to reporting, cash collection, payments and cashflow management. Naushad is a qualified chartered accountant and brings a wealth of financial experience to Core2Africa.
Professional & Engineering Team
Professional Practice Executive
Known as the lady who keeps the wheels of Core2Africa’s field operations turning, Claire manages the time-critical projects that so many of Core2Africa’s service provider customers rely upon for efficiently delivering critical services to their customers. Claire is a founder member of Core2Africa.
Jean was one of the first network engineers to join us. He has worked on many large projects in mainly, Southern Africa. He has in-depth knowledge in the subscriber management realm where he has worked extensively on the Sandvine platform. He also has extensive knowledge of numerous areas within networking.
Lead Engineer – Indian Ocean Islands
Avneesh is our lead engineer in the Indian Ocean Islands region. He has worked on projects at large telcos within Mauritius and Madagascar, both within the networking and systems. He also assists with pre-sales in other regions, including French-speaking central Africa.
Nomsa is a network engineer at Core2Africa. She specializes in deep packet inspection and active network intelligence systems for services providers. In addition to that, she consults to service providers to help them build and operate IP core networks. She spends her time doing voluntary work within Internet communities and Internet governance groups. Nomsa holds a BSC in Computing with the University of South Africa and possesses several industry certifications in networking, cybersecurity, project management and cloud platforms.
Network Design & Architecture Specialist
Miguel is our Network Design & Architecture Specialist. He has 28 years of experience in IP/MPLS solutions & architecture for service provider and carrier-grade IP networks. He also has experience with Metro & Data Center architectures, mobile& broadband services, network design, strategy and planning and is a technical document writer.