Liesl Simpson worked for almost a decade in the ICT sector in South Africa, before moving into public relations over twenty years ago. She has worked with clients in this capacity including industry players such as Drive Control Corporation, ALCO-Safe, T-Systems South Africa, Jasco Electronics, Western Digital, Johnson Controls, Hewlett Packard (HP), SterKinekor Entertainment, In2IT Technologies and TransUnion to mention a few. Liesl delivers the critical public relations knowledge and experience to Evolution PR and drives the key areas where customers sense the greatest value.
Sandri de Wet graduated from the University of Pretoria with a Bcom degree in Communication Management where she majored in both general Communication Management and Business Management. Sandri previously gained experience in PR focused on the financial services industry. Sandri was exposed to social media management, maintenance of client websites as well as upholding media relations. Sandri overseas the account management function at Evolution PR and is instrumental in driving media activities across a number of sectors. Sandri's ability to interpret and understand clients' requirements enables her to meet expectations, and with her passion for PR, Sandri is able to operate and work efficiently under pressure.
Lovejoy Shangase obtained her degree in Public Relations and Communications at the University of Johannesburg in 2016. She started out at Evolution PR as a PR Administrative Assistant, delivering the essential component of tracking media exposure as well as handling general administration. She gained an understanding of the value of media exposure with her time spent at Newsclip. Lovejoy started her career at Evolution PR by providing support to the PR Account Managers as an Account Executive. Currently, Lovejoy is a Junior Account Manager at Evolution PR and uses her experience gained in previous roles to ensure clients receive the best service and exposure in the media.
Reabetswe Madumo graduated from Boston Media House with a Diploma in Media specialising in Public Relations. Over the past two years, Reabetswe gains consumer, corporate and B2B experience, providing her an understanding of the various elements of PR. She is an excellent communicator that has built solid relationships with clients, her fellow co-workers and the media. She is self-driven, hardworking and loves her chosen field in communications. Reabetswe currently holds the role of Junior Account Manager at Evolution PR.
Peace Maluleke holds a BA in Corporate Communications from the University of Johannesburg. He has just over three years' experience in Public Relations and Digital Marketing (working on over 30 brands) and is adding B2B ICT experience to his diverse vita. He is an impeccable scribe, enthusiastic, hardworking, and an advocate for self-betterment. He recently joined the Evolution Public Relations family as a Junior Account Manager and is ready to conquer the tech industry.
Kyle Webster completed his BA in Corporate Communication at Varsity College Sandton in 2019 and graduated with distinction. His course focussed majorly on Corporate Communications as well as Communication Science, in order to understand the intricacies of the PR field. Kyle has grown from an admin driven role into an Account Executive at Evolution PR assisting Account Managers by fulfilling a broad range of duties , while supporting them in their efforts to deliver service excellence. Kyle has also recently taken on the responsibility of managing two accounts in an effort to grow within the company.
Jonathan Mutumba graduated from Varsity College Sandton in 2019 with a BA degree in Corporate Communication. In his time in college he served as Head of Social in the Social Committee. This included working with the marketing portfolio to implement and manage all the advertising related to all social events. This experience has helped him to become a great team player. As a PR Admin Assistant, Jonathan assists PR Account Managers by fulfilling administrative duties as well as monitoring media coverage for clients and executing various clerical duties.
Kathryn has 15 years' experience in ICT and business journalism and has contributed to numerous ICT trade publications, in-house journals and special research projects as editor, consulting editor, project manager and writer. Her work covers the development and implementation of ICT solutions in the enterprise, SME sector and government.
Lauren Keulemans has over 12 years' experience in writing for ICT PR agencies. Her in-depth understanding of technology and ability to translate technology into business benefits has been instrumental in Evolution PR delivering quality writing as part of the overall PR service. Her experience includes writing for businesses such as SAS, Garmin and Avaya to mention a few.
Martin Czernowalow is a content specialist with more than 20 years' journalism experience in print and digital media. He completed a BA Degree at the University of Pretoria in 1997 and has since held various senior positions at leading ICT, B2B and mainstream publications in South Africa. He spent over a decade at ITWeb, where he fulfilled the roles of news editor, editor and group investigative editor. He has also led the news team at The Citizen newspaper in his capacity as news editor. Leveraging his vast media experience and industry knowledge, he has the ability to work to tight deadlines and write on any subject matter, across many industry sectors.
Tamaryn Shepherd is a B2B marketing writer and social media content specialist, with a full spectrum of experience across the publishing field. Tamaryn has a particular interest in the changing space of corporate communications and loves working with ICT companies to connect with their customers, engage their employees and enlighten their stakeholders. Her writing helps businesses to resonate with their target audience by creating useful, relevant content that answers questions and turns thoughts into actions. She has a unique ability to demystify technical concepts and make even the most complex technology understandable.