Toby has a 15 year background building private and public commercial property investment companies, primarily in the industrial warehouse sector, across Russia, India, Canada and Europe. He was a member of the founding management team of Raven Russia, a $1 billion FTSE-listed UK investment company focused on the Russian modern warehousing sector. He is a member of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors, and is a member of the ALP board of directors. Linkedin


Richard is the former Development Director of Raven Russia and is a seasoned industrial property development and finance professional with 11 years experience developing modern warehousing in emerging markets. He has constructed in excess of 2 million sqm of modern grade A warehousing space across emerging markets for international tenant occupiers. Linkedin


Robert Etchells has 13 years finance experience across Europe, Africa and Asia. Prior to joining ALP Robert was CFO at the China Navigation Company, one of the world's largest bulk shipping companies. He is a member of the Chartered Institute of Chartered Management Accountants and is an INSEAD graduate. Linkedin

MARUZA CHIKWANHA - 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. LinkedIn 

Karen koigi - investment manager

Karen leads ALP's investment due diligence and market research activities. Karen was previously head of East Africa research for the Pan-Africa property consultancy Broll. Linkedin

Fred Ogutu  -  Finance Manager

Fred is a Kenyan qualified accountant and our resident numbers wizard. He was previously the finance manager in South Sudan for the Maris Group. Linkedin


Emma ensures the ALP office and team stay organised and happy by dealing with our agendas, procurement and team logistics. She was previously a team assistant for an international solar company and a Turkish construction company. Linkedin