Chief Executive Officer

Sandile Dhlomo

Sandile Dhlomo is an innovative and results-driven leader focusing on achieving exceptional results in highly competitive environment that demand continuous improvement. Experienced in driving product, process and customer service improvements while building partnerships with key business decision makers. Consistently increased efficiency, reduced operating costs and improved service quality by utilising comprehensive concepts to optimise organisation processes.

He is an MBA graduate with Management of Technology and Competitive Intelligence electives. He is an ardent scholar of emerging and disruptive technologies, with a keen interest on digital convergence trends and their impact on the current business models.

Prior to joining OCL, Sandile has occupied senior roles in a number of organizations responsible for Operations and Management of ICT, Digital and Mobile networks in Sub-Saharan Africa. Responsible for vertical services to enable competitive differentiation for customers within the Sub-Saharan Africa Markets.

He has been in the telecoms & Digital industry for 18 years, responsible for group strategy development, mobile and fixed network services marketing, business development and delivery. Sandile has successfully established and managed Network Consulting groups in Sub-Saharan for number of organisations he has worked for in Algeria, Nigeria, Kenya, Ghana and other countries.

Throughout his career, Sandile has repeatedly demonstrated thought leadership combined with the ability to simplify complex multi-dimensional structures to maximize return and minimize risks, thus propelling customers forward in competitive markets. Consistently outperformed the targets whilst developing the organisation.

Chief Operating Officer

Stella Senti

Stella Senti is the Chief Operating Officer of Open Connect Limited (OCL). Stella extensive knowledge and experience, which spans over a period of 20 years, with 6 years at various senior positions. She is an experienced Telecommunication expert offering a broad portfolio of skills that combine analytical research skills in Telecommunication, strategic Leadership skills, up to date Technology knowhow, planning and budgeting, Project Management and Implementation, innovative customer driven experience particularly with regards to integration and designing of new Technologies in a progressive and dynamic technological environment. Stella holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Malawi and a Master of Science in Telecommunications Management from the University of Bedfordshire – UK.




Chief Technical Officer

Chukambiri Nchilamwela

Chukambiri Nchilamwela is the Chief Technical Officer of Open Connect Limited (OCL). Chukambiri has an extensive knowledge and experience, which spans 18 years, has allowed him to advance in fixed line networks, mobile networks, microwave technology, satellite technology, and fibre networks. As the Chief Operations Officer of OCL, Chukambiri is the figure behind the commercial and technical sections responsible for day to day operations of the company. Prior to joining OCL, Chukambiri worked for Telkom Networks Limited in various position in the Technical Department and left TNM in December 2018 while working as the head of Transmission. Chukambiri holds a Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical Engineering from The University of Malawi (Polytechnic) and Master of Science in Project Management from Bolton University -UK.




Chief Finance and Administration Officer

Emmanuel Nyasulu

Emmanuel Nyasulu is the Chief Finance and Administration Officer of Open Connect Limited (OCL). Emmanuel has extensive business knowledge and experience in financial, information systems, strategy, operational and regulatory auditing, business process evaluation and design, systems implementation and review, fraud investigation, due diligence, enterprise risk management and financial management which spans over 20 years with over 10 years at senior positions. Emmanuel holds a Bachelor of Accountancy (BAC) degree from the Malawi University of Business and Applied Studies and a Master in Business Administration (MBA) from Eastern and Southern Africa Management Institute (ESAMI). He is also a Fellow of The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA) and a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA). He has also received leadership training at the prestigious UCT Graduate School of Business.


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