Not just a construction company

About Us

SUSCON is a solution focused construction company with its operational headquarters in Lusaka, Zambia. Specializing in sustainable construction methods for the rapid deployment of social infrastructure. In addition to modern building techniques we offer conventional building services to our clients. SUSCON is the pioneer of light steel building solutions in Africa drawing from decades of experience in the mining, oil and gas, agriculture and construction industries. In Zambia we are an approved grade 2 National Council for Construction general building contractor, offering full engineering, procurement and construction services.

Working directly with International clients and exporters, government agencies and local representatives, the SUSCON team possess the professional experience and expertise to coordinate large-scale government infrastructure projects with a focus on education and healthcare infrastructure.
Construction company in Zambia
Established in 2013

Suscon was founded in 2013 by Charl Marais and Geoff Walsh with the vision to change, improve and revolutionize the construction industry in Africa. SUSCON has since expanded into a reputable international construction company which has successfully completed over 150 projects in 3 African countries. 


SUSCON is an engineering, procurement and construction contractor that is Africa Focused. Our flagship project being the construction of 115 mini-hospitals in the Republic of Zambia for a British Government backed exporter to develop and improve the country’s health care infrastructure.


In step with Tomorrow

SUSCON has trained more than 1000 people, creating jobs for the local industry, and contributing to the social and economic development of all lives in Africa. We have a multinational team from across the globe which consists of professionals in their trade from management, construction, design, procurement, and logistics, who can assist our clients in more than 10 different languages. 


We operate to an international level of occupational health, safety and environmental standards implemented daily in all our activities.

Construction company in Zambia

SUSCON believes in the positive impact that it can have on local communities where we work. We strive to promote local business and industry and to maximize local employment opportunities. 


Over and above our direct economic inclusion policy, we support worthy causes focused on vulnerable children, community upliftment, healthcare, and education. We work with local universities to provide internship opportunities.

Social responsibility


projects completed


Mini Hospitals


Largest Project SQM


Employees Trained

SUSCON Managed by Professionals in their trade

Fred Hsu


A seasoned executive with over 30 years of board level commercial
experience having served as a Director on several London Stock
Exchange listed companies. He earned an MBA from Imperial College, London. He currently serves as Vice Chairman of NMS Infrastructure Limited and was Founding Chairman of the Clothing & Infrastructure Group (CLING) of ADS.

Geoff Walsh

Chief Executive Officer

He holds an MBA from Cranfield with specialization in international
finance where he was voted most likely to succeed. Starting his career at Lonrho working as Head Lawyer in the former Soviet Union. He has extensive experience in emerging market finance and acted as consultant to major projects. He co-founded SUSCON Construction serving as CEO.

Charl Marais

Chief Operations Officer

He has over ten years of construction business management experience.
He earned a BSc. (HONS) Construction Management degree from the
University of Pretoria where he graduated with distinction at the top of his class. He was involved in the construction of over 10 000 low cost houses in South Africa, and co-founded SUSCON Construction serving as COO.

Richard Shannon

Chief Finance Officer

He is a Chartered Accountant (CA (SA)) with over 25 years of Financial and General management experience. He studied and worked briefly in
South Africa before moving to Swaziland for 16 years, and has been in Zambia for over 10 years. He worked in the mining sector for 7 years before joining SUSCON Construction, is responsible for all statutory compliances and international project audits

Peter Marks

Chief Technical Officer

He holds a BSc. in Civil Engineering and MSc. in Mechanical Engineering
from Cranfield University. Peter has held Senior management positions with leading blue-chip companies such as Land Rover, Courtaulds Aerospace, GKN, GEC Marconi and BAE Systems, delivering equipment and service to UK and overseas governments. He also serves as the programme Director of NMS Infrastructure Limited.