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Member: HWB Communications Pty Ltd.
Address: Suite No.35, Dixon Street
City: Cape Town
Postal Code: 8001
Country: South Africa
Phone: +27 (21) 421 0430
Mobile: +27 (0) 82 658 6007
E-Mail: evelyn@hwb.co.za
Web Site: www.hwb.co.za


Based in Cape Town, South Africa, HWB Communications is a leading strategic communications and public relations agency.

Our client base represents a range of sectors in the South African economy and we have a record of successfully helping clients improve the market share of their products and services and protect their public profile; with the support our services offer, from reputational risk and crisis communication management to marketing, digital and traditional media and public relations.

Clear, efficient lines of communication and a results-driven approach characterize our business relationships and we have formed long-term partnerships with many of our clients because our strategies and tactics effectively support their business goals.

We value honesty and integrity in our work and motto Focus, attention to detail and follow-through underscores our dealings with clients and media alike

  • Financial Services
  • Local Government / Public Sector
  • Transport
  • Technology
  • Security
  • Professional Services
  • Environment
  • Agriculture
  • Forestry
  • Publishing
  • Travel / Tourism / Hospitality
  • Real Estate and Property Management
  • Non-Profit Organizations
  • Strategic Communications
  • Campaign Planning
  • Reputational Risk Management
  • Traditional, digital and social media services
  • Media briefings and interviews
  • Content and language services
  • Media monitoring, measurement and insight reports
  • Media training and workshop facilitation
  • Launches and special events
  • Direct marketing
  • Advertising and advertorials
  • Website development
  • Video production
  • Lynn Erasmus

    General Manager

    Lynn is a senior Public Relations and Media Practitioner who has worked in the consultancy and corporate communications environment for 14 years, gaining extensive marketing and communications strategy, project management and media experience.


  • Evelyn Holtzhausen


    HWB co-founder Evelyn John Holtzhausen is a former Senior Assistant Editor, Night Editor and Senior Writer of the Cape Times and Sunday Times. He has worked as a journalist in South Africa, Swaziland, the United Kingdom, and Norway.


  • "HWB Communications have been able to position GEPF’s brand positively in the media and our coverage has increased exponentially over the past nine months. As a result of their work we have been able to communicate good GEPF stories to all stakeholders. They understand our business and always provide excellent support and advice."
    Matau Molapo, Communications Administrator, Government Employees Pension Fund (GEPF)
  • “HWB’s strategic expertise, coupled with their professional execution, has played a valuable role in building the Futuregrowth brand over the past decade.”
    Michele Usher, Head of Marketing, Futuregrowth Asset Management
  • “We have been working with HWB Communications for over two years, during which time they have increased the media coverage for the deVere group threefold. HWB has also helped us to develop our social media presence in Africa and to position us as the preeminent and fastest growing independent wealth advisor on the continent.”
    Craig Featherby, Head of deVere Africa
  • “Consistently in the news due to our wildfire fighting capability, the Working on Fire programme (WoF) has relied on the professional Public Relations and crisis communications service delivered by HWB Communications for over a decade. We appreciate HWB’s 24 hour crisis communication service and their willingness to assist with strategic planning and media relations.”
    Trevor Abrahams, Managing Director, Working on Fire
  • “For the past 13 years, HWB has worked closely with ADT South Africa to maintain a positive perception of our brand and provide valuable support for our overall marketing strategy.”
    Martin OCHIEN’G, Marketing and Strategy Director, ADT South Africa

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