About Xago Africa
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Xago Africa was established in 2014 to deliver vital public infrastructure projects supported by private funding with the aim of fostering economic growth and sustainable industrial development in Africa. Based in Kenya, Xago Africa combines engineering and project management capabilities with an unrivalled investor network to accelerate socio-economic development for the people of Africa.

Xago Africa has a number of solar and hydro projects in the pipeline including in Zambia where it is developing plans for a utility scale photovoltaic plant under its joint venture with local partner Blue Chip Resources.

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Xago Africa Management

PAUL W WEBB
Managing Director

Paul Webb has 15 years international experience in senior management positions with multinationals and for the past 15 years he has been engaged in a series of entrepreneurial ventures in the engineering and technology sectors. Before that he worked in the Private Equity Group at Compass Partners in London. Earlier in his career, he was a Management Consultant with Booz Allen & Hamilton. He has an MBA from INSEAD and is a Chartered Accountant having trained with Arthur Andersen & Co. He is a graduate of Imperial College London where he received his first degree in Mechanical Engineering.

JULIAN OTENG
Director, Operations

In the mid 90s Julian Oteng was an industrial attaché to the Kenya Management Assistance Program (KMAP) that promoted entrepreneurship through the provision of customized skills development services. He studied at Morehouse college under the Atlanta University Center Dual Degree Engineering program on a Mathematics & Nuclear Engineering track. Mr Oteng is cited for his research in metallurgy having been involved in the modification of Duplex stainless steel at the Georgia Institute of Technology's Institute of Paper Science for the paper milling industry. Subsequently, he worked with the World Institute for Leadership & Management in Africa on the set up of a Croton Megalocarpus farm and Bio-diesel plant with the Tana & Athi River Development Authority (TARDA). Mr Oteng is former Member of the National Biofuels Steering Committee in Kenya and is a businessman with interests in the mining sector and property development.