About Us


A1L is an international Consulting and Managed Services provider with multinational presence. We have 13 years experience in the Telecommunication and Financial services space in South Africa.

A1L supports the transformation to Digital Products & Services through traditional execution and innovative disruption.

Our team of professionals are experts in providing traditional services with an innovative focus.

We take extreme care in the selection and placement of candidates, paying attention to both qualifications and experience as well as cultural fit.

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Company Mission Statement

Provide Thought Leadership along with superior products and services that delight our customers.


Bob Howse

Bob Howse, is the founder and the chairman of the board of the A1L Group of companies. Bob has over 28 years of Telco leadership experience, having in the past been appointed in an executive capacity at AT&T, Telkom SA, Vodacom, Airtel, MTN.


Jaco du Toit
Group CEO

Jaco has been working in the telecommunication space for 16 years. Over the last 5 years he has transformed many businesses towards profitability. His main focus now is ensuring the success and uniting the A1L group of companies towards this common strategy.



Moga Naidoo
Head: Human Resources

Moga, with over 30 years HR and Banking Experience, is leading the back-office operations, mainly focusing on streamlining the financial function and driving optimization and efficiency via various initiatives. Additionally, utilizing his experience as seasoned HR professional, he oversees the HR portfolio for the group.


Johnny Venter

Johnny is a highly capable financial executive with 25 years of experience in international private equity fund management in the USA. Johnny brings a very strong focus to business development with the ability to leverage significant relationships in the international arena.



Soteri Panagou

Soteri is new to the leadership team. Soteri assumes the role of Chief Technology Officer, as A1L journeys on into the Digital World. Soteri is responsible for Innovations, Development and Delivery.

Matshidiso Moabelo
Executive Assistant

Matshidiso (Tshidi) is new to the A1L family. She is currently studying business management. She represents the executive management to the organisation. By providing thorough information management support to the A1L Executive Management Team, she is a key conduit that drives efficiency and focus.


The final operating structure will be communicated in due course. To meet the demanding business challenges that lie ahead, the group has embarked on an exciting transition, embracing the Entrepreneurial Operating System, (EOS) as the basis of how we fundamentally operate.

Going forward, frequent updates will be the order of the day to all our customers.