Humphrey Kariuki is a highly successful African entrepreneur with a business portfolio spanning eight countries, employing 700 people across three core sectors: petroleum, energy, hospitality and real estate.
With a vision to empower Africa and Africans through investment, he has focused his business on high value, high growth opportunities, creating well-paid jobs, driving skills development and creating economic opportunities to increase the value of Sub Saharan Africa’s economy and exports.
He founded Janus Continental Group, a diversified holding company comprising market-leading companies focused on the petroleum, energy, hospitality and real estate sectors.
HK is helping remove major barriers to growth and development in Africa by investing in critical infrastructure such as power generation capacity. His belief that localised energy can drive regional development was reflected in his decision to found GL Africa Energy (GLAE) which develops energy projects across Africa, bringing local, reliable and affordable power to millions.
This is helping lay the foundations needed to support the future growth of investment and business across Africa. HK is focused on finding solutions that will help strengthen the role of Africa’s key industries in global value chains and create better opportunities for people.
Janus Continental Group
HK founded Janus Continental Group, a diversified holding company comprising of market-leading companies focused on the petroleum, energy, hospitality and real estate sectors.
Powering Africa through reliable energy solutions
Through GLAE we are powering Africa by generating energy from locally available resources with key projects in Zambia, Kenya, Uganda, and Mozambique as well as dozens of others in incubation.
Fuelling regional growth
Dalbit Petroleum is fuelling regional growth by servicing the aviation, mining, manufacturing, transport and humanitarian sectors in East and Central Africa.
Building Africa’s sound foundations
BSL Infrastructure Ltd specialises in the construction of oil terminals, power plants and related infrastructure. It has so far undertaken key projects in Zambia, DR Congo, Kenya and Tanzania.
Investing in conservation to drive tourism
JCG is committed to environmental conservation and management and supports the Mount Kenya Wildlife Conservancy. By protecting wildlife JCG is strengthening wildlife tourism in Kenya and ensuring the long-term sustainability of the industry. JCG also owns the Fairmont Mount Kenya Safari Club situated in the Mount Kenya Game Ranch.
Investing in regional growth
JCG’s real estate businesses include The Hub Karen Mall. A premier shopping mall located in the beautiful leafy suburbs of Karen, Nairobi. The Hub Karen is all about experience.