A1L is an international Consulting and Managed Services provider with a multinational presence. We have 15 years experience in the Telecommunication
and Financial services space in Africa and the Middle East.
A1L supports the transformation to Digital Products and 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.
An International Consulting and Managed Services provider.
Unquestionable value whilst elevating local talent.
Worry-free solutions that protect, enhance and grow our clients’ businesses
Just Some of
who We have
A1L has been supporting Vodacom since 2005 through the following services - Project Management Office, Professional Placements, Digital Twin
A1L has been supporting MTN since 2012 through the following services - Enterprise Architecture, Professional Placements, Project Management Office, K-ECO, B-ECO and SLA Performance Tracker
A1L has been supporting CellC since 2014 through Professional Placements
A1L has been supporting Standard Bank since 2016 through Professional Placements
A1L has been supporting Liberty since 2007 through Professional Placements
University of the Witwatersrand
A1L has been supporting WITS since 2019 through Enterprise Architecture and ABACUS
A1L has been supporting Computicket since 2020 through Professional Placements
A1L has been supporting AgMarket since 2020 through our Online Platform OpL
A1L has been supporting Vermont Sales since 2010 through our Online Platform OpL
Companies we have worked with
The Special Moments We Celebrate
A1L Realizations Founded by Bob Howse
Vodacom Labour Broking Contract awarded
Liberty Master Service Agreement awarded
A1L Holdings Established
A1L International Established
Vodacom Master Service Agreement awarded
A1L Kenya Established
Standard Bank Master Consulting Agreement awarded
Cell C Consultancy Service Agreement
A1L Middle East established
MTN Group Global Framework Agreement awarded
Telkom Master Agreement awarded via ARCS
Vodacom Central Demand Management - Managed Services contract awarded
A1L Digital Established
Vodafone Procurement Agreement awarded
A1L Educational Trust established
Meet The Faces Behind The Names
Bob Howse, is the founder and the chairman of the board of the A1L Group of companies. Bob has over 30
years of Telco leadership experience, having in the past been appointed in an executive capacity at AT&T,
Telkom SA, Vodacom, Airtel and MTN.
Jaco du Toit
Jaco du Toit has been working in the telecommunication space for 20 years. Over the last 7 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. Jaco worked at Telkom for more than 12 year
where he has been part of building three world class integration platforms as an Application Architect. Thereafter Jaco managed an EA Transformation establishment
project for MTN Group in Dubai with operating companies in 24 countries to drive technology standardisation.
Experienced Professional with more than 35 years in the financial services industry and fixed and mobile telecoms.
More than 15 years’ experience in Africa and the Middle East including Iran. Skilled in start-ups in emerging markets in technical,
commercial and operational aspects of the telecom business with more than 25 years’ experience in cost and operational transformation
including digital transformation and customer experience.
Johnny is a highly capable financial executive with 30 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.
Head of Customer Experience
Matshidiso (Tshidi) has been with the A1L family for three years. She is currently studying business management. Tshidi has been given the responsibility to ensure an exceptional Customer Experience to not only our Customer base but also our Professionals.