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HWB has a track record of successfully partnering with our clients to gain market share and grow their businesses through the implementation of innovative Public Relations and Marketing strategies. We are globally active through the Public Relations Global Network.




Our enthusiastic team of Strategists, Public Relations practitioners, Project Managers and Journalists work together in four specialist areas to combine insight, creativity and flawless implementation to deliver successful campaigns for clients, nationally and globally. We work with in-house communication departments offering mentorship, strategy and streamlining efficiencies.

Team Skills & experience

HWB Communications is a strategic communications, marketing, project management and public relations consultancy based in Cape Town. We are driven by the delivery of top notch communications services to grow market share and profit for our clients – especially in an increasingly complex and digital world.

We are globally active through the Public Relations Global Network (PRGN) which affords our clients access to the expertise and resources of more than 45 award winning partner agencies across the world.

We are a proudly South African agency with level 2 BBBEE certification.

Lynn Erasmus
Managing Director
Candice Jordan
Office Manager
Bradly Howland
Client Services Director
Martin Slabbert-Capper
Newsroom Manager
Arlene Gertse
Account Director
Claire Watt
Account Director
Jansie le Roux
Account Manager
Tracy Britz
Account Manager
Irene Bailey
Newsroom Assistant Manager
Kareemah Bester
Junior Account Executive
Wendy George
Digital Specialist


What people say about us

What people say about us

“Since 2014 HWB Communications has been valued strategic partner to TCT and has played an instrumental role in raising brand awareness and positioning the organisation as an authority in the transport sector both locally and abroad.”

Denny-Jean Keet : Manager of Communication, Marketing and Change Management, Transport for Cape Town

"They have proven to be a valuable partner and have assisted ADT with the design and execution of our national communications strategies and have developed and maintained good working relationships with the media that report on ADT.

HWB has shown a high level of commitment and understanding of the security industry which has enabled them not only to manage crisis and reputational risk issues on our behalf, but also to secure positive media coverage that has assisted in building the ADT brand and raising awareness of our products and services."

Adrian Good : General Manager (Coastal Region), Fidelity ADT

“We chose HWB due to its’ extensive media networks and expertise on the African continent. They have exceeded IP Global’s expectations by delivering extensive coverage on CNBC Africa and SABC Newsroom amongst others.”

Francesca King : Communications Manager IP Global

“HWB works with a cohesive, clear vision, supreme attention to detail, always to brief and within budget. They have unquestionably helped us to raise our profile and reputation in what is increasingly a competitive market place.”

George Prior : Global Head of Public Relations, deVere Group

"We can confirm with enthusiasm that our message and profile have found significant traction, increased in value and recognition and have brought us more respect for what we do, as a result of the services rendered by HWB.”

Lorenzo Davids : CEO, Community Chest of the Western Cape

“Lynn Erasmus and her team has greatly taken on the challenge of providing a customised service request from Mazars to operate as the Interim Management Specialist for the internal Marketing and Communications team and provide recommendations on the structure that will best suit the industry and business.”

Robyn Williams : Former HR Manager, Mazars South Africa

"HWB Communications has assisted [us] with content generation for and with the compilation, design and layout of our monthly newsletter since April 2013. In our experience their work is always professional, of a high standard and in line with our corporate colouring and brand, while still being reader-friendly and engaging our audience with articles that offer interesting facts and practical advice."

Kate Shand : Communications, Housing Development Agency

"HWB Communications have been instrumental in building our media relationships and reputation, helped shape our media and communications strategy and assisted us with crisis-response planning when required.

HWB operates with a high level of professionalism and have established local and global media networks at their disposal."

Thulisile Mbuli : Marketing and Communications Head, Government Employees Pension Fund

"In their role as lead partner and project coordinator of the joint venture on the contract they hold with the Transport and Urban Development Authority (in Cape Town), I have found them easy to work with. They excel in strategic support, guidance, planning, implementation and deliver on their commitments. They have an admirable work ethic where nothing is too much to ask for and ‘going the extra mile’ is simply how they do business."

Ester Moag : Head: Public Transport Marketing, Transport and Urban Development Authority

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Tel +27 21 421 0430
Postal Postnet Suite 32
Private Bag X11
Address Rex Trueform Office Park, Unit 8, 6th floor
263 and 271 Victoria Road
Salt River, Cape Town


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