Ade Lewis is digital marketing agency that works with websites, customers and markets to provide SEO Consultancy..
Adela Belin is a private educator and a writer at Writers Per Hour. She shares her teaching experience with colleagues, students, and writers.
Press Office Manager/Writer at Bizcommunity.
Ashleigh started her career at an ICT company where she became head of operations and helped launch the company's EduSmart platform, enabling educational institutions to maximise their productivity through information technology. In 2013 she co-founded Social Places, a digital MarTech company specialising in location-based marketing and reputation management..
Auguste Coetzer is a Director of Signium Africa (previously Talent Africa), a leading South African-based executive search and talent management company servicing sub-Saharan Africa..
Bonnie Ramaila is an international communication consultant. She previously worked in the private and public sector as a communication expert.
Bradley Elliott is the managing director at digital customer experience specialists, Platinum Seed..
Brendan Seery has been in the news business for most of his life, covering coups, wars, famines - and some funny stories - across Africa. Brendan Seery's Orchids and Onions column ran each week in the Saturday Star in Johannesburg and the Weekend Argus in Cape Town.
Brent Haumann is the Chief Experience Officer (CXO) at Striata. He started with the company in 2005 as a Project Manager and went on to head up Platform Development for over 10 years.
Brian Eagar is the founder and group CEO of TowerStone. From being voted as the naughtiest kid most likely to fail at school, Brian Eagar found success in the information and technology sector as a young sales and marketing executive, culminating in an executive sales and strategy role for one of the Siemens businesses based in Germany.
Carmen Murray is the founder of Boo-yah! and has become a household name among marketing professionals as a result of her inspirational "masterclasses". These sessions have reached thousands of marketers across SA.
Prior to joining H+K, Carrie worked with clients such as Vodacom Business Africa, Adobe, TNT Express, Coca Cola South Africa and SizweNtsalubaGobodo, to name a few. This allowed her to build a foundation of experience in multiple industries, like financial services, professional services and supply chain.
As a reputation specialist at Reputation Matters, Chanell has a passion for communication and strives to achieve excellence in every aspect of her life. Being a mother of twins, she understands that balance is key to achieve success and excellence..
Chris is a Research Analyst sustainability specialist with a wealth of knowledge in the green economy, green consumerism and stakeholder perceptions of corporate environmental performance. At Reputation Matters Chris has gained extensive experience with corporate communication and media relations; and manages communication for many of Reputation Matter's clients within the environmental space..
Apart from being a corporate marketing analyst, advisor and media commentator, Chris Moerdyk is a former chairman of Bizcommunity. He was head of strategic planning and public affairs for BMW South Africa and spent 16 years in the creative and client service departments of ad agencies, ending up as resident director of Lindsay Smithers-FCB in KwaZulu-Natal.
Chumisa Ndlazi is a Marketing and Communications Practitioner working at the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR). Currently, she is responsible for managing all marketing, media and communication activities for the CSIR National Laser Centre.
About Claire Densham Communications Established 1 February 2007, Claire Densham Communications is a niche PR consultancy focused on providing PR and strategy services primarily to the financial services and related industries.With over 20 years' experience, its founder Claire Densham spent 10 of those in the financial services industry where she was Head of Corporate Communications for Nedcor Investment Bank, part of the Nedcor Group..
Dan Pinch is ECD at Atmosphere Communications and King James..
Danette Breitenbach was the editor and publisher of Advantage, the publication that served the marketing, media and advertising industry in southern Africa. Before her editorship, she was deputy-editor as well as freelancing for over a year on the publication before that.
Daniel Munslow is the owner and founder of MCC Consulting and former director on the International Association of Business Communicators' International Executive Board. He has 16 years' experience in business communication consulting.
Trend strategist, Dion Chang, is the founder of research trend specialists, Flux Trends. He is an innovator, creative thinker and walking ideas bank.
Dominique Pienaar is the CEO at DUO Marketing + Communications, a specialist PR, digital and marketing agency servicing B2B technology companies in sub-Saharan Africa (South Africa, Nigeria and Kenya)..
Dr Malka is the founder and president of Ameba Marketing, an award-winning branding and advertising agency in San Diego, which has been crafting and managing hundreds of cutting-edge branding, marketing and public relations campaigns for 21 years. Dr Malka is the author of just-released book BRANDcebo, The Powerful Placebo Effect of Brands..
|Dr. Gleb Tsipursky|
CEO at Disaster Avoidance Experts.
Eugene graduated from the University of Cape Town with distinctions in financial accounting and classical piano. He then spent over two-and-half years working in branding and communications at two of South Africa's top market research companies.
Evan-Lee Courie is Group Editor at Bizcommunity.com..
Francois is the Head of Written Content for FleishmanHillard South Africa....
|Francois van Dyk|
Francois van Dyk, heads up Operations at Ornico, the Brand Intelligence research company. He is part of the management team that has seen Ornico expand across Africa, currently with data resources in 14 countries and employing more than 100 media enthusiasts.
Reamogetse Motsepe, better known as Gee. Gee's career spanned across the scenes of traditional and digital playgrounds of the public relations industry.
Gerhard Hope is the head of content at NGAGE -The Agency for Industry..
Gosi Legoale is the Senior Social Media Community Manager at Retroviral Digital Communications..
Greg Chen is the CEO and co-founder of Mobiz. He has a long history in the South African mobile space and is passionate about the role technology can play in engaging the country's people across the spectrum..
Howard Feldman is one of SA's leading entrepreneurs. His experience is global and extensive, spanning more than 20 years of working as a businessman, philanthropist and social commentator.
PR HOD | Cheil Group Account Director on Samsung.
A linguaphile with a passion for people and communications. Currently spearheading the Online Communications Department at The Web Shack, a Sandton based digital agency..
Jenni Lawrence is the MD Grant Thornton B-BBEE Verification Services, one of the first verification agencies accredited in South Africa. Jenni consults not just on verification, but training, scorecard compilation, gap analysis, scenario planning, consulting and strategy planning and supplier analysis.
Jennifer Stein lives and breathes PR. With over 25 years in the industry she has extensive corporate and consumer PR experience across a number of sectors including automotive, IT, fast moving consumer goods, pharmaceutical, property, luxury brands and various services industries.
Jennilee Peremore-Oliver is a Communications Consultant, and Owner/CEO or Jenniemore (Pty) Ltd, a Communications Consultancy based in East London, South Africa. She has a Master's Degree in Applied Media, a Bachelor's Degree in Media, Communication and Culture, and a professional certificate in Management from the Nelson Mandela University Business School.
Jess is Marketing & Media Editor at Bizcommunity.com. She is also a contributing writer.
Johan Scheepers is Commvault systems engineering director for MESAT.
Head of Digital for HKLM Group and a semi-active blogger trying to learn as much as I can and educate as I go along....
|Josh Da Costa|
BCom Economics graduate from The University of Cape Town, postgraduate LLB student at Stellenbosch University. Former PR and Communication Intern at R-Squared..
Juanita Pienaar is an editorial assistant for the Marketing & Media news portal at Bizcommunity.com and is also a contributing writer..
Judith Middleton is the Head of the Advisory Services Division at DUO Marketing + Communications. She founded DUO Marketing + Communications in 2004 and has extensive experience in strategic marketing and business development.
Putting productions of every shape and size together for over 20 years. Now CEO of TheSquad Creative Events and on a mission! Creating brilliantly planned, well executed and bodacious event experiences.
Keri-Ann Stanton is Head of Communications at M&N Brands..
With over 11 years of experience in both the communication and digital realms, Keshia has the learning required to give clients the edge in the highly competitive market of corporate communications. Keshia has worked for global communications agencies such as Ogilvy and GGi, and lists amongst the clients she has represented Engineering counsel of South Africa, SANOFI, Kellogg's, Ford Motors, TGR Attorneys.
Khangelani Dziba is a Marketing and Brand Communications enthusiast who has over 7 years of experience in the industry. He enjoys writing about contemporary topics and has contributed significantly to marketing platforms which further saw him being dubbed Bizcommunity's Top 10 Most Read Contributor in 2018.
Khuthalani is a communications strategist, voice over artist, freelancer, proof reader, self-proclaimed CANVA-guru..
Kirsty Dugmore is the chief growth officer at SugaSpice..
Kyle Rolfe is the brand engineer and founder of creative consultancy, Idea Power..
Leago is an intermediate - level public relations and communications consultant with over two years' working experience in the media industry. Currently a P.R Account Executive at Glasshouse Communication Management, Leago specialises in media relations, content development, event public relations and support of crisis communications..
Leigh Andrews (@leigh_andrews) AKA the #MilkshakeQueen, is Editor-in-Chief: Marketing & Media at Bizcommunity.com, with a passion for issues of diversity, inclusion and equality. She's also on the Women in Marketing: Africa advisory panel, and can be reached at ....
Liesl Simpson is the MD at Evolution PR..
Linden Birns is a founding partner of BHK Crisis Communications. With its representatives in Cape Town, Seattle and Toulouse, BHK is the world's only crisis communications practice specialising in the aerospace and air transport industry.
Louise Burgers (previously Marsland) is Founder/Content Director: SOURCE Content Marketing Agency. Louise is a Writer, Publisher, Editor, Content Strategist, Content/Media Trainer.
Hunt PR founder and director, Louise Hunt, has been in entrenched in the world of PR for over 20 years. Her experience in the field is fast gaining her a reputation as a thought leader and pacemaker..
Lukhanyo is a conscious interdisciplinary young brand and communication executive. He works with ideas and translates them into life through words.
Lunice Johnston founded Lunice Johnston Communications in 2016. She decided to take the plunge and own her own reputation management business after gathering more than 25 years' experience working for various public relations and reputation management agencies.
Lwazi Piti is a PR ICT and B2B consultant with over four years experience. He started off doing consumer PR and Communication, consulting for a broad spectrum of clients.
Described as a Public Relations (PR) doctor by her peers, Madelain Roscher is the Managing Director of PR Worx, a full-service marketing-communications agency, which she established in 2001. With 22 years' in-depth industry experience based on an impressive consulting and corporate career, the firm has achieved remarkable successes under her leadership..
Maiyo is the founder and managing director of Native Worx, a boutique consultancy that empowers leaders to position transformation as a healthy and essential part of an organisation's growth and development. This is done through solutions in change management, organisational re-alignment communication and building a culture of personal accountability..
I'm a creative and hardworking young woman, focused on growing professionally. I have proven success with implementation of marketing strategies and the creation and execution of event activations, marketing and PR campaigns..
|Manuela Dias De Deus|
Manuela Dias De Deus is owner and Director at One-eyed Jack marketing and communications agency. She was selected as a 2018 Loeries judge for Live Communications / PR & Media Communication..
|Marc de la Querra|
Marc de la Querra is a multi-award winning Creative and Business Unit Director at communications agency Clockwork in Johannesburg South Africa. He has lead various teams to create outstanding content for Netflix, Microsoft, E! Entertainment, LG, Microsoft, Comedy Central, Standard Bank and Jagermeister among others..
|Marcus ‘The Maltese Falcon’ Brewster|
marcusbrewster is a brand synonymous with PR excellence in SA. An industry innovator, leader, and inspiration, Brewster affiliated his multi-award winning boutique firm with larger Level 1 BBBEE marketing/comms agency MediaRevolution for scale in 2016 and went on to launch Marcus Brewster International in Europe the following year.
Marie Yossava, founder and owner of Grapevine Communications, embarked on a PR/communications career more than two decades ago. In the past twenty years she has built a solid media relations consultancy, which focuses exclusively on media relations..
Independent Marketing & PR Consultant | Freelance Writer | Social Media Manager | Just call me 'eM'.
Journalist at Luxury Public Relations & Concierge.
Mathe Okaba is the CEO of the Association for Communication and Advertising (ACA). She is a consummate business professional and entrepreneur with over 23 years' experience spanning the advertising, media, sponsorship and events industries.
Michael Gullan is the Managing Director and founder of Gullan&Gullan Advertising. He has more than two decades experience at creating value for brands on client accounts from food and beverage, to cosmetics, mail order, medical, publishing and financial services.
Mike Sharman is the owner of Retroviral Digital Communications, an online communications consultancy specialising in communication strategy, social media and content creation..
Minnie-lee Tagwirei is a Public Relations Strategist, Author and Founder of Minnie-lee Media World Pty Ltd a Public Relations Communications company based in Cape Town..
|Monica van der Spuy|
Having worked for established agencies such as Ogilvy Public Relations, Clockwork Media and Cerebra, Monica van der Spuy joined Flume in May with over 20 years' experience in the public relations field, and across many verticals including corporate, consumer, technology, property and pharmaceutical..
Natalia Rosa is the director of Big Ambitions, a specialist Cape Town-based travel content marketing consultancy. Rosa is a passionate follower of online marketing, social media, retail travel, inbound tourism and publishing..
I've honed by skills in managing crisis and issues through a combination of many years of strategic communications, research, knowledge and experience as well as the application of international best practice. Hewers also measure reputation risk to mitigate damage and drive reputation.
Neo Mashigo, chief creative officer for M&C Saatchi Abel, was crowned Industry Leader at the 2019 Adfocus awards held on 27 November 2019..
Obren Msuku founded Msuku Media in 2018. Msuku Media is a 360° public relations, marketing and brand activation agency that specialises in developing communications strategies and execution plans for private businesses and public sector organisations..
Courtesy of over 21 years of successful experience in the media, PR and marketing industry, Prinella Pillay is a seasoned PR and Communications specialist. Priding herself in mapping innovative communication programmes and delivering results-driven brand messaging and development, she has effectively contributed to leading blue chip corporates within the FMCG, Retail, Motoring and Finance industries..
With a strong foundation in traditional public relations, Rachel is an entrepreneur excited about the future of communications and advertising, specifically in response to the evolving consumer psyche. Passionate about creative and meaningful campaign work, and preserving the true craft of journalism..
Refilwe Monyai, Account Manager at Orange Ink..
|Regine le Roux|
A Reputation-Superhero that goes to the ends of the earth to protect clients' reputations.
Rirhandzu Shingwenyana is a BA Communication Studies graduate from the University of Limpopo. As well as certified Brand and Marketing.
Robert runs the PR training company, www.robertgentle.com. He has some 25 years of experience in financial journalism, public relations and training.
|Robyn de Villiers|
Robyn de Villiers is Chairman and CEO of Burson-Marsteller: Africa..
Ronelle Bester, MD of Red Ribbon Communications, started her career in technology at Dimension Data as marketing manager of the Western Cape. She has a BTech degree in public relations from Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University and has lectured in public relations at both the University of South Africa and Varsity College.
Co-Founder and Head of Strategy at HaveYouHeard.
Sam Swaine is a freelance consultant with over 20-year's experience in marketing and PR. She also specialises in social media and digital marketing trends.
Sarah Britten is Strategy Director at Brand Factor, and the de facto campaign manager of the ZACP, the Capitalist Party of South Africa. She has worked across various strategic disciplines in advertising for the past 19 years..
Sarah is passionate about the organisational structure of the growing team at WE in Johannesburg and maintaining an open, integrated culture that is geared for long-term success..
Serge Vaezi is chief strategy officer for influence and PR in EMEA at Ogilvy..
Digital Copywriter @ 99cents.
With over 20 years' experience in the communications industry, Sharon Piehl was appointed as managing director of FleishmanHillard Johannesburg in May 2016. Prior to her appointment, Sharon spent several years as the lead of many multi-national client accounts at FleishmanHillard.
Sheila Afari, managing director at Sheila Afari Public Relations, is a multi-award-winning entrepreneur and has serviced clients in territories such as the UK, New York, Los Angeles, Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya, Botswana, Mozambique, Cameroon, Zimbabwe and South Africa..
Shelley Finch is the founder of Handcrafted Brands, a creative and digital marketing agency that specialises in working with socially and environmentally conscious brands..
Sindy Peters (@sindy_hullaba_lou) is managing editor at Bizcommunity.com. She can be reached at ..
|Sue Charlton APR|
SJC Creative specialises in industrial and business media relations. We offer a full publicity service.
Sylvia Schutte is the MD of Stratitude..
Taazima Kala-Essack is a lead consultant at Hotwire PRC, the public relations consultancy aligned with Botswana-based FCB Wired, one of the agencies in the FCB Africa network. In 2017, FCB Wired was named winner of the Medium Enterprise category in the 'Grant Thornton Botswana/Business Botswana' Private Business Growth Awards..
Thoriso Kolobe is a passionate communicator. One of her preferred methods of communication is through writing.
Tiffany Markman is a highly opinionated copywriter, writing trainer and speaker who has worked for over 350 clients worldwide over the last 15 years. She hates misplaced apostrophes, old-fashioned business writing and the word 'revert'.
Vicky joined AAR in 2007 and leads all of AAR's relationship and working practices consultancy and training programmes..
Victor Moreriane is a communications strategist with over 20 years experience in Broadcast Journalism, PR Consulting, Leadership and Strategic Communication Management. He has accumulated extensive expertise working in public service, private and state-owned companies.
Warren Moss is the founder & CEO of Demographica, a full-service specialist agency focusing on Business to Business (B2B) and niche consumer markets. What makes Demographica unique is the fact that anthropology (the study of human societies and cultures and their development) is at the heart of all of their strategies.
William Smook is a senior consultant at Meropa Communications (www.meropa.co.za) in Cape Town. He's worked as a journalist, internationally syndicated health writer and editor.
Zibusiso Mkhwanazi is the founder and Group CEO of M&N Brands a holding company with diversified investments in leading advertising, media and communication businesses. M&N Brands, owns Avatar JHB, Avatar CPT, Avatar DBN, Avatar Media Agency, Avatar PR, Mela Events, Mela Projects. The group has acquired the The Make Beautiful Agency in their most recent acquisition to form part of their Integrated Advertising Division as well as Zkhiphani.com to form part of M&N Publishing....