About Panafcon

Business Background

Pan-African Consultants (PANAFCON) was formally incorporated on July 27, 1990 as a subsidiary of the DHV International Group of Companies (The Netherlands) after agreement between the two firms Muticon Ltd of Nairobi-Kenya and DHV Beheer of the Netherlands. In 1993, the name was changed to PANAFCON Ltd. Panafcon was later taken over by SSI, A DHV Company of South Africa in 2002, SSI was in turn part of The DHV Group [currently The Royal HaskoningDHV (RHDHV) Group]. Since 1 December 2009, Panafcon is wholly owned by Kenyans after a successful management buy out.

Panafcon has an on-going cooperation agreement with RHDHV Group that enables access to international experts and systems within the Group. The Group technical support guarantees the input of all the combined experience that the Group has developed in projects over the last decades particularly in East Africa as well as the African region.

RHDHV Africa offers specialist inputs through its diverse range of engineering resources and services, spanning:
• consultancy;
• programme management;
• master planning;
• conceptual design and detailed engineering;
• asset and operations management.

RHDHV Africa has a long established reputation in the following fields of expertise:
• water technology;
• rivers, deltas and coasts;
• transportation, aviation and planning;
• maritime & rail;
• energy & industry;
• buildings;
• environmental expertise.

RHDHV Group employs in excess of 1 000 professionals in Africa and over 8 000 worldwide.
Refer to www.rhdhv.co.za or www.royalhaskoningdhv.com for details.

Principal areas of focus

The firm has since its inception provided a range of professional consultancy services to private organizations, governments, multilateral and bilateral agencies in Kenya and the African Region.

These include:

• environmental/natural resource development;
• engineering consultancy;
• institutional development;
• human resource development;
• private enterprise development;
• agricultural and integrated rural development;
• database development/gis & remote sensing;
• project management, monitoring and evaluation.


Our vision is to be the most preferred consultancy firm that provides efficient services and sustainable solutions to our clients.


Our Mission is to provide reliable, efficient and accessible engineering and environmental services to the private and public sector clients and enable all our stakeholders realize highest returns.

Primary Business Focus Areas

Panafcon Primary Business Focus

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