Education

Cornerstone Performance Solutions – Marketing consultant, Editor of brochures and event support

Umalusi – (Quality Assurance for higher education in South Africa) Media and PR management

SA Graduate Development Association – Sponsorship and Event Management of Deputy President of South Africa Gala Dinner (400 pax), Graduate Summit (300 pax) and AGM

Community Plumbing Challenge - PR Media Liaison Lead for International Association of Plumbing & Mechanical Officers (IAPMO, USA) 

Consumer

Pampers Premium Care - Event management media launch South Africa

Head & Shoulders – Media launch for P&G for the new black haircare range in South Africa

Pampers – Media launch for Pampers Care Premium to local media

South African Breweries - Event management SAB Environmental Awards

Panasonic – Media and PR for the launch of the re-entry of Panasonic to South Africa and the launch of its Home Network Security Systems to local media

Health & Beauty - Management of the communication and PR strategy and plan development and implementation for global brand in feminine higene

Frozen Foods - Management of the communication and PR strategy and plans and implementation for global brand

Health services to businesses - New product development marketing strategy and plan, corporate identity and marketing collateral production 

Fresh Foods - Management of communication strategy for national supplier

Energy and Environmental

Interwaste Environmental Solutions PR and CSI for listed waste management company in South Africa

Suzlon Wind Energy – 5th largest wind turbine manufacture in the world – Project management of media, and event management of media launch of operations, COP17 media liaison for Chairman’s visits to South Africa

Total South Africa - Project lead for event logisitcs, conceptualisation of launch of global entrepreneural campaign in South Africa and Namibia

Financial Services

Investec South Africa - Publicity Consultant for SunMet and Investec Day of Dreams

Price Waterhouse Southern Africa (now PWC- Group Marketing Manager Southern Africa (eight years 23 branches 1500 staff)

Experian - Event management of corporate Golf Day and production of marketing materials

International Trust Corporation (now TransUnion) – Group Communications Manager South Africa

National Debt Mediation Association – 2009 National media launch, PR and production management of marketing materials

Government

Embassy of Chile – Presidential visit corporate conference event management

National Roads Agency - Production and translation management of marketing material

Grasslands Program – PR, event, website development and anagement. Part of the SanParks government organisation to save grassland biomes in South Africa

Transnet – B2B / Arivia national product launch event management

United Nations - International Organisation for South-South Cooperation – Creative concept for two-day conference and gala dinners, media and inbound delegates from participating countries ranging from Heads of State, Ambassadors, Ministers, captains of industry and media

African Canadian Emerging Leaders Dialogue – Pro bono publicity work for HRH The Princess Royal, Princess Ann, Chairperson of this young emerging leaders program

Health

Discovery Health –Senior Management Strategic Marketing Conference – event management

Community Plumbing Challenge - PR Media Liaison Lead for International Association of Plumbing & Mechanical Officers (IAPMO, USA) 

Stem Cells - Management of Communication and PR strategy and plan development and implementation for local branch of global brand

Nutrition Supplements - Management of Communication and PR strategy, plans and implementation for local branch of four global brands

Health service for business - New product development marketing strategy and plan, corporate identity and marketing collateral production 

Music, Hotel and Leisure

Planet Hotels - Marketing/PR Consultant for Castle Kyalami; Cayley Lodge; Kiara Lodge properties

Nu Metro - Harry Potter & the Lion King concept and event management of South Africa reseller media launches

CelticFEST – Marketing and publicity of this annual cultural event, doubled gate visitors in first year

MTN Sundome – Provision of centralised marketing, sponsorship and PR services

Ian von Memerty Productions – Publicist (Handful of Keys; Captain Entertainment)

Standard Bank International Joy of Jazz – Concepts, event logistics and management of publicity for the International Joy of Jazz media launch

Industrial Technology

Robert Bosch 125th Anniversary – Conceptualise Corporate Social Initiatives for the five main company divisions

Bosch Power Tools SA – PR and media management, conceptualise and implement annual media connect days for all brand managers with relevant consumer and trade media

Information and Technology

InfoSat – Concept and production of marketing materials

Creative Labs – National road show product launch concept and event management

Executrain - Event management of promotions with Springbok rugby team

B2B Africa – Conceptualise, implement and produced national road show conference and marketing materials

Media and Advertising

African Media Entertainment – Marketing & Sponsorship management for group of companies (including MTN Sundome, Big Concerts, Golden Gloves, Moonlighting and Penguin Films)

Out of Home Media Association – Recognised industry body for all out of home advertising and media platforms in South Africa – project manage annual awards, conceptualise communications and publicity campaigns, website development

eTV – National television broadcaster in South Africa, event managed roadshow of two main soapie programme brands in three major cities to more than 12,000 fans

Wag the Dog Publishers – Managed company publicity account including five media titles for three years, including conceptualisation of four media forum events whereby media debated topical and controversial media topics

MOST Awards – South African media owners and media agency awards, conceptualised and managed event logistics and publicity campaign for two years

Women in the Media Awards – Local media awards for women across all media platforms, conceptualised and managed event logistics and publicity campaign for three years

Print Media South Africa – managed PR account for a year

Pendoring Awards – PR and media management of Afrikaans creative advertising awards

Vodacom Women in the Media Awards– PR & Event Management; press liaison and photography

Jupiter Drawing Room (Johannesburg) Global advertising agency – PR account management

PR Agency – Operations management, Accont Director on all clients and teams, media training of PR staff for a local PR agency whose clients are predominantly operating in FMCG sectors

Mining and Engineering

Anglo Platinum Promotional activities for shared services unit

International Gold Corporation - PR Manager for gold marketing arm of Chamber of Mines South Africa (Coin, Jewellery and Industrial)

Joburg Indaba - Head Media Relations for two day investment in mining conferenece (six years)

Junior Indaba - Head Media Relations for two day junior investment mining conference (four years)

Resources4Africa- Marketing and communications strategy, tactical plan implementation for African mining and resource conference

Steel Engineering Industry Federation of South Africa (SEIFSA) Exhibition stand concept and event logisitics (won Blue IQ’s Best Stand Award); Annual Banquet (400 corporate clients); Marketing Consultant; Corporate ID review; Annual Industry Awards and Annual Conference

88Chemo - Editorial releases

Martec - Marketing Consultant; management of corporate ID, resdeisgn and development of website

Quick Service Restaurants

ChickenTyme – Concepts, event management ad PR for launch of the brand in South Africa

Recruitment

Professional Assignments Group – PR and media management for two years

Sport

Investec South Africa - Publicity Consultant, Sun Met, Investec Day of Dreams, Investec Derby

Discovery Sport Industry Awards - PR/Media Manager

Nike Rugby Development Day (7500 children) – Sponsorship and event management

Cricket World Cup – Licensing Manager

Vodacom Soccer Challenge PR, Protocol & CSI Manager (Manchester United, Orlando Pirates and Kaizer Chiefs tour)

Ladies African Golf Tour – Media Manager three years – (Telkom Classic, Acer Open, Pam Golding Ladies International, WPGA Masters)

Women’s World Cup of Golf – Media Manager four years (400 media pax) – All Media, website, accreditation, accommodation, interviews across all platforms, photography, management of media centre and levent logistics. Raised women's golf exposure from R800 per annum to R340 million within five years

Nedbank Women’s Golf Tour – Media Manager five years (Telkom Classic, Acer Open, Pam Golding Ladies International; Nedbank Masters)

International Cricket Council (ICC) Champions Cricket Tournament – Media operations manager

Telkom PGA Championship – Media Management & PR

Standard Bank Schools Pro20 Challenge (2 yrs.) – Nationwide media management, media launch and onsite media facilities

National Olympic Committee of South Africa - National Olympic Program Manager South Africa (three years)

Atlanta Olympics – Manager of South Africa House in Atlanta, including management of corporate hospitality onsite (600 CEO’s and media); Licensing Manager

Rugby World Cup – Licensing Manager

National Olympic Day – Fun Run -  Event Management (+5000)

National Olympic Festival – Event Management (700 Athletes)

National Olympic Banquet – 500 guests including athletes, sponsors, media and politicians

Volvo Golf Champions (Sweden) – Worked with international journalists in managing local PR media liaison, placement and negotiation of articles, lobbying of broadcast interviews reporting

Other

The Elders The Elders are an independent group of global leaders working together for peace and human rights. Event production management for Mandela 100 anniversary series of events #100Sparksofhope planting of 100 tree forest; 1500pax in #Walktogether; and 160 pax informal dinner with global leaders

Independent Electoral Commission (South Africa) Communications Consultant – Marketing/ Communication Strategies, Marketing Tenders, Call Centre Project Manager for 2004 National Elections (8 month project)