Lifestyle South Africa

Aa-isha HassiemAa-isha Hassiem

Content Assistant at Bizcommunity.

Adam HunterAdam Hunter

Hook, Line & Sinker (HLS) is an award winning content agency that helps fellow brands across Africa to find the right hook and deliver the ultimate marketing and communications sinker!.

Bertina EngelbrechtBertina Engelbrecht

Bertina Engelbrecht has been chief executive officer at Clicks Group since January 2022. She joined the group as group human resources director in March 2006 and her responsibilities expanded in December 2020 to include strategic stakeholder engagement.

Brendan SeeryBrendan Seery

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..

Caroline NelsonCaroline Nelson

Caroline Nelson is the CEO and Country Manager for H&M South Africa, responsible for overall strategy, sales, people, operations, sustainability and expansion of the South African organisation. Nelson has worked with the H&M Group across varying roles in the United States while also supporting expansion into Central and South America and New Zealand.

Charles SibotoCharles Siboto

Charles Siboto is a delightful, youngish person. He firmly believes that kindness matters and cannot abide people who are asshats..

Chris BlairChris Blair

Chris Blair, Chief Executive Officer of 21st Century Pay Solutions Group (Pty) Ltd, has consulted to over 500 organisations - both in Southern Africa and internationally. Chris holds a BSC Chem.

Danette BreitenbachDanette Breitenbach

Danette Breitenbach is a marketing & media editor at Bizcommunity.com. Previously she freelanced in the marketing and media sector, including for Bizcommunity.

Daniel DercksenDaniel Dercksen

Daniel Dercksen has been a contributor for Lifestyle since 2012. As the driving force behind the successful independent training initiative The Writing Studio and a published film and theatre journalist of 40 years, teaching workshops in creative writing, playwriting and screenwriting throughout South Africa and internationally the past 22 years.

Debbie HathwayDebbie Hathway

Debbie Hathway is an award-winning writer, with a special interest in luxury lifestyle (watches, jewellery, travel, property investment) and the arts..

Earle HolmesEarle Holmes

PR & Communications at AFDA /Alumni / Festivals.

Emily StanderEmily Stander

Freelancer specialising in games and entertainment | My first loves are writing, music and video games.

Eugene YigaEugene Yiga

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 CourieEvan-Lee Courie

Group Editor: Retail and Lifestyle.

Greg WalshGreg Walsh

CEO at G&G Productions.

Imran SalieImran Salie

Bizcommunity Editor: Automotive, Entrepreneurship, Education.

Jonathan CherryJonathan Cherry

Jonathan Cherry is a futurist and business strategist who works with organisations to design better strategies that effectively create a significant competitive advantage. Over the past 20 years he's worked with retailers such as Yuppiechef, Woolworths and Kitchen Warehouse (Australia), has an MPhil Futures Studies from Stellenbosch University and is a member of the Association of Professional Futurists. ..

Judith Mugeni

Judith Mugeni is the co-founder, chief strategist and managing partner of Ganizani Consulting Services, a strategic marketing and tech firm. Her passion lies in the integration of all marketing activities.

Karabo LedwabaKarabo Ledwaba

Karabo Ledwaba is a Marketing and Media Editor at Bizcommunity and award-winning journalist. Before joining the publication she worked at Sowetan as a content producer and reporter.

Katja HamiltonKatja Hamilton

Katja is the Finance, Property and Healthcare Editor at Bizcommunity..

koo govenderkoo govender

Publicis Groupe CEO.

Lauren HartzenbergLauren Hartzenberg

Managing editor and retail editor at Bizcommunity.com. Cape Town apologist.

Leslie AdamsLeslie Adams

Leslie Adams is the sales director at Reach Africa.

Lindsey SchuttersLindsey Schutters

Lindsey is the editor for ICT, Construction&Engineering and Energy&Mining at Bizcommunity.

Lucilla BooyzenLucilla Booyzen

Lucilla Booyzen is the CEO at SA Fashion Week..

Lyndsay Webster-RozonLyndsay Webster-Rozon

Marketing Director at Virgin Active South Africa.

Maijaliina Hansen-ChippsMaijaliina Hansen-Chipps

Maijaliina Hansen-Chipps is the Marketing Category Lead for RTDs at Distell, managing growth and performance of a brand portfolio including Savanna, Extreme and Bernini. Her focus is on long-term portfolio marketing and innovation strategies, and developing brands with purpose and distinct USPs, by understanding the core needs of consumers and their communities.

Márcia EugénioMárcia Eugénio

Head of Momentum Multiply..

Martin MyersMartin Myers

Co-owner at Triple M Entertainment, founder Music Exchange, manager Sipho Hotstix Mabuse.

Martin WiestMartin Wiest

Martin Wiest is CEO of Tourvest Destination Management and a member of the Tourvest Holdings executive committee..

Meagan DuckittMeagan Duckitt

Meagan is a fashion designer, stylist, writer and public speaker. She owns a small clothing business called Calista Clothing and enjoys using her knowledge to empower women..

Naresh MaharajNaresh Maharaj

Naresh Maharaj is a petrol head who loves cars and writing about them. He is also a Member of the SA Guild of Motoring Journalists.

Nombulelo GuliweNombulelo Guliwe

Chartered accountant Nombulelo Guliwe joined South African Tourism as a financial compliance and performance manager in 2011. She has since held numerous finance management positions within the organisation, leading to her appointment as chief financial officer in August 2019.

Nomvelo MasangoNomvelo Masango

Nomvelo Masango is a seasoned journalist with bylines in some of the country's biggest publications, including Sowetan, Business Day Wanted and Nounouche Online. Her beats include Lifestyle, Travel, Entertainment and Wellness..

Ntandokazi NtozakheNtandokazi Ntozakhe

Production and Content Assistant at Bizcommunity.

Phiona OkumuPhiona Okumu

Phiona Okumu is the head of music in sub-Saharan Africa at Spotify.

Rachel ReynoldsRachel Reynolds

Rachel Reynolds is currently based in Cape Town and writes both in her personal capacity and for an online education company where she designs technical courses that are presented to working professionals. Prior to this, she worked as a writer, editor and production assistant.

Renate SinghRenate Singh

Renate Singh is the Research, Development, and Applications (RD&A) Lead at Kerry – a global leader in flavour, taste, and nutrition. In her role at Kerry, Renate is dedicated to meeting customer needs through the invaluable lens of people insights and real-word context..

Rico BassonRico Basson

Rico Basson has been the CEO of the newly formed industry umbrella body South African Wine since 1 June 2023. Before that, he was the Managing Director of Vinpro since 2012, following a career in the commercial banking industry, with a specific focus on agriculture and wine..

Robin FredericksRobin Fredericks

Editor at Bizcommunity..

Ruth CooperRuth Cooper

Ruth is the production manager at Bizcommunity. moc.ytinummoczib@htur.

Ryan ColeRyan Cole

Head Chef at Salsify at the Roundhouse.

Sabine LehmannSabine Lehmann

Sabine Lehmann is founder and CEO of Curiositas specialising in visitor attractions and the future of tourism and leisure..

Sindy PetersSindy Peters

Sindy Peters (@sindy_hullaba_lou) is a group editor at Bizcommunity.com on the Construction & Engineering, Energy & Mining, and Property portals. She can be reached at moc.ytinummoczib@ydnis..

Siya MetaneSiya Metane

Siya Metane is the CEO of SlikourOLife, a platform for sharing information on urban culture and music, featuring videos and interviews to give substance to the music and to musicians who may not have access to traditional platforms, and offering a more cohesive and accessible place for their videos than YouTube. As a former member of Skwatta Kamp, perhaps the most successful South African hiphop group ever with cross-over appeal, he knows what content is relevant to the diverse South African audience..

Stuart ThomasStuart Thomas

Lead content strategist at Irvine Partners.

Sue BlaineSue Blaine

Senior writer and editor at Flow Communications.

Tara TurkingtonTara Turkington

Tara Turkington is the CEO of Flow Communications (www.flowsa.com), one of the country's top communications companies. Follow her on Twitter at @taraturk1..

Tecla CiolfiTecla Ciolfi

Tecla Ciolfi is founder and manager of music news website Texx and the City has been a part of the music industry in South Africa for the last 10 years in various capacities, namely journalism, radio presenting, event curation and artist management..

Terry LevinTerry Levin

Brand and Culture Strategy consulting | Bizcommunity.com CCO at large. Email az.oc.flehsehtffo@yrret, Twitter @terrylevin, Instagram, LinkedIn..

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