About Us

ISM Africa, strategically situated in the heart of East Africa, aims for excellence in project management, encompassing diverse sectors such as manufacturing, construction, and equipment supply.

Our expertise isn’t confined to one niche but spreads across multiple industries, positioning us as a go-to partner for businesses seeking streamlined operations.

Our services extend beyond conventional project management. We pride ourselves on delivering comprehensive turnkey solutions that cater to our client’s every need.

At the core of our mission is the imperative to mitigate the industrial impact on the climate. As climate change looms larger on the global agenda, businesses and organizations are recognizing the pressing need to show tangible, proactive measures to an expanding circle of stakeholders.

ISM Africa is leading by example, not only by integrating these practices into our operations but also by offering guidance and assistance to our clients in their sustainability journeys

Omri Cohen

Chief Executive Officer - C.E.O

Omri has 25 years of experience building and managing companies, including 15 in East Africa. Omri is a co-founder of ISM Africa and brings exceptional experience with cleantech and renewable energy. 

Omri has operated in Kenya, Somalia, Mozambique, South Sudan, DRC, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi and Tanzania. Omri earned a BA degree (cum laude)in Government, Diplomacy Management, and Strategy from Herzliya University.

Paul Williamson

Chief Operations Officer - C.O.O

Born in Kenya, Paul has 15 years experience building companies both in the United Kingdom and in East Africa.

Paul is one of the cofounders of ISM Africa, a group of companies with interests in construction, local manufacturing and assembly (EVs, Charging Systems and Solar), and integrating technologies to provide high functionality viable solutions. Paul holds a Business Law Degree from the London Met University.

Our Main Sectors

Modular Construction

Modular and container conversion specialists: We customize and modify ISO shipping containers for a wide range of uses, including commercial, industrial, retail, and residential. We have a large portfolio of past projects and work for a range of clients from large international corporates to small and medium-sized businesses as well as private individuals.

Our team has extensive construction experience on the African continent delivering quality design and implementation, in conjunction with advanced clean-tech solutions.

Prefabricated Construction

“Tetris”: We are the market leaders in prefabricated construction in East and Central Africa. Our unique and exciting method of pre-fabrication allows us to create modern, durable, cost and time-effective buildings. Tetris Sustainable construction, is a building technology approach that aims to minimise the environmental impact of construction projects while maximising their long-term benefits.

This practice involves employing resource-efficient techniques, using eco-friendly materials, and incorporating renewable energy systems to create buildings that are energy-efficient, socially responsible, and environmentally friendly.

Remote Camp Construction

We are remote camp construction experts, specialising in infrastructure development, hospitality management and equipment supply. With a wealth of experience constructing in the most challenging environments, our current emphasis lies in the utilisation of sustainable and renewable technologies to minimise the environmental footprint of our clients.

We are remote camp construction experts, specializing in infrastructure development, hospitality management, and equipment supply.

Interior Design and Fit-out

We provide dynamic interior design and fit-out construction, specialising in transforming spaces to meet the unique needs of our clients. With a focus on hospitality, healthcare, commercial, retail, and industrial our team of skilled professionals combines design expertise with meticulous attention to detail.

We take pride in turning our clients’ visions into reality, delivering aesthetically pleasing and functional spaces that leave a lasting impression.

Equipment Supply

We offer a comprehensive range of solutions across various industries. From top-of-the-line commercial laundry, kitchen, and cleaning equipment to cutting-edge electric vehicles, solar power units, and Starlink satellite systems.

Our services encompass all aspects of project execution, from initial space planning and design to equipment supply, installation, thorough training, and ongoing maintenance support.


We supply equipment and consultancy for aquaculture, animal processing, and agricultural as a whole. We empower businesses and entrepreneurs with the essential tools and knowledge needed for success in these rapidly growing sectors. From comprehensive planning and design services to the reliable supply of cutting-edge equipment. Our team ensures smooth installations, provides thorough training, and offers ongoing maintenance support to guarantee operational efficiency and sustainability.

As global demand for responsible and sustainable food production continues to rise, we are poised to play a pivotal role in shaping the future of these industries.

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