About Us


The International Development Enterprise Associates (“IDEA”) Group’s vision is to be the leading infrastructure developer and management organisation in Sierra Leone.  The IDEA Group comprises two companies IDEA (UK) and IDEA (SL). Established in 2004 to respond to investment opportunities in Sierra Leone, are predominantly owned by Sierra Leoneans.  The day to day operations of the companies are managed by a team of highly qualified, competent and experienced Sierra Leoneans with proven track records in the fields of real estate development, construction, project finance and programme management. In addition, the IDEA Group benefits from the involvement and advice of Non-Executive Directors who are London based and have extensive international experience in the fields of finance and infrastructure.

IDEA (UK), as the project promoter, identifies, structures and secures financing for all IDEA Group projects. IDEA (UK) is registered in and operates from the United Kingdom.  IDEA (SL) is registered in Sierra Leone and is the operations company that ensures service delivery in respect of project management, financial management and asset management.  IDEA’s primary focus is on infrastructure development which includes residential, commercial and hospitality real estate. As an enabler of real estate development, IDEA’s secondary but equally strategic focus is on energy provision.

The IDEA Group has a vision to create world class environments, sustainable employment opportunities and notable contributions to Sierra Leone’s economy by engaging in local and national development projects in Sierra Leone.

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