About Us

Founded in 2016, Africa Logistics Properties (ALP) is an integrated commercial property investment platform based in Nairobi with a principal focus on the emerging logistics and industrial sector across Africa

ALP's management team have developed and managed over 2,000,000 sqm of modern warehousing space in emerging markets. Our focused team use this international experience together with local expertise to deliver and operate Sub-Saharan Africa's first modern logistics warehousing available to the occupier rental and investment market. 

Backed by institutional investor capital, ALP has a transparent governance structure equivalent to UK public company standards.

ALP operates to international building and property management, environmental and social governance standards and is regulated by the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).

Who We Are


Toby Selman – Chief Executive

Toby has a 15 year background building private and public commercial property investment companies, primarily in the industrial warehouse sector, across Russia, Canada and Europe. He was a member of the founding management team of Raven Russia, a LSE-listed UK investment company focused on the Russian warehousing sector that built a $1.5 billion modern warehouse portfolio. He is a member of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors, has an MSc in Logistics Management and is a member of the ALP board of directors. Click here for LinkedIn profile.


Richard Hough - Chief Operating Officer and Head of Construction

Richard is the former Development Director of Raven Russia Plc and is a seasoned property and finance professional with 11 years experience developing nearly 2 million sqm of modern grade-A warehousing in emerging markets for multinational and large regional occupiers. He also brings substantial cross-border financial and property legal expertise. Click here for LinkedIn profile.


Enrico Nora - Interim Chief Financial Officer

Enrico Nora is the group CFO of ALP's cornerstone investor Maris. Prior to Maris he was Director of Mobile Banking at Equity Bank. He was previously CFO and COO of DoCoMo intertouch pte. Ltd in Singapore and spent eleven years with Hewlett Packard.


Maruza Chikwanha - Senior Development Manager

Maruza has 17 years of construction and development experience across Kenya, Tanzania and Zimbabwe  with listed South African property groups. Maruza returned to Africa in 2012 after studying and practising modern construction management for 10 years in Australia. Maruza was a finalist in the Urban Development Institute of Australia (UDIA) Young Professional of the Year competition. Click here for LinkedIn profile.

Track Record

Members of our team have worked with some of the world's leading companies in delivering and managing modern industrial warehouses and commercial property across African and other emerging growth markets.