Not just a construction company

About Us

Suscon was founded in 2013 by Charl Marais and Geoff Walsh with the vision to change, improve and revolutionize the construction industry in Africa.


At Suscon Construction Solutions, we redefine the construction landscape with innovation,
expertise, and a commitment to excellence. As a leading construction company based in Lusaka, Zambia, we specialize in offering comprehensive turnkey solutions for industrial, commercial, and residential projects.

Our journey is driven by a passion for creating spaces that inspire, empower, and endure. With a strong foundation in engineering, procurement, and construction, we take pride in delivering projects that not only meet but exceed expectations. From envisioning the design to the final touches, our team’s attention to detail ensures superior craftsmanship and sustainable solutions.

We stand out through our focus on both technological advancements and environmentally conscious practices. Our services span from light gauge steel roofing to solar and electrical solutions, all designed to provide efficiency and sustainability. Furthermore, our prefabricated construction systems redefine speed and precision, setting new benchmarks in the industry.

With a footprint extending beyond Lusaka, we proudly serve neighboring countries including Zimbabwe, Botswana, Mozambique, and the Democratic Republic of Congo. Our collaborative approach, customer-centric mindset, and dedication to quality make us the go-to partner for construction needs in the region.

Discover how Suscon Construction Solutions is transforming construction into a seamless journey of innovation, quality, and purpose. Join us as we build not just structures, but lasting legacies.


In step with Tomorrow

In the heart of Lusaka, a city pulsating with growth and aspirations, Suscon Construction Solutions emerged as a beacon of innovation and excellence. What started as a vision quickly transformed into a reality, encapsulating the dreams of a dedicated team.

The journey began with a passionate belief in the power of construction to shape lives and communities. Rooted in a commitment to provide exceptional services, Suscon set out to redefine the construction landscape. With each project undertaken, the company grew not just in size, but in its determination to excel.

From the first brick laid to the most intricate design blueprint, Suscon’s attention to detail became its signature. With an unwavering focus on engineering, procurement, and construction, the team blended artistry with technique to craft spaces that went beyond bricks and mortar.

Suscon’s story wasn’t just about construction; it was about building futures. As it expanded its reach, the company embraced diverse projects, from industrial giants to cozy homes. Its portfolio spoke volumes, each project reflecting a unique narrative woven with innovation and quality.

In the realm of construction, Suscon was not content with the ordinary. It embraced technology, creating light gauge steel roofs that defied convention and prefabricated systems that redefined speed. Sustainability wasn’t a buzzword; it was a guiding principle, shaping decisions that mattered for the planet and its people.

As the sun sets on each completed project, the legacy of Suscon shines brighter. It’s a legacy of innovation, of turning challenges into opportunities, and of transforming construction into an art form. The story of Suscon is a tale of grit, vision, and an unyielding commitment to build not  just structures, but a better future. 

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.


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. 

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.