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Joni Sukumaran

Managing Director

Joni heads the Sol Group’s day-to-day operations and has particular responsibility for Sol’s relationships with EPC contractors and banks. He has 30 years experience in emerging markets, both in investments and as a trader. Joni went on to real estate development, leading green field development projects in India, the Middle East and southeast Asia. He also built a wide-ranging and deep network in key industries and government in India.


Contact Joni: joni@thesolgroup.co.uk 

Puja Guha

 Chief Investment Officer and Director

Puja heads the fundraising for Sol’s projects in Africa. She is a consultant and project manager with wide-ranging experience, including six years of experience in infrastructure development and innovative financing mechanisms from working on World Bank projects in sub-Saharan Africa. 


Contact Puja: puja@thesolgroup.co.uk

Guru Bahl

Head of Kenya operations

Born in Uganda, Guru will be leading Sol Group’s efforts on the ground in Kenya. He is an experienced accountant who has worked in public and private practice. He held directorships in various small and medium size businesses in the UK, which he specialised in turning around before completing successful dispositions.


Contact Guru: guru@thesolgroup.co.uk