HWB Communications
Cape Town, South Africa

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


Cape Town - South Africa


Unit 8 6th Floor Rex Trueform Office Park 263 Victoria Road Saltriver
Cape Town, Western Cape, 7925
South Africa

Evelyn Holtzhausen

Founding Director

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Lynn Erasmus

Managing Director

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HWB Communications


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.


  • Content Creation
  • Events and Campaigns
  • Marketing
  • Media and Presentation Training
  • Public Relations
  • Reputation Management
  • Social Media and Marketing
  • Video Production
  • Website and App Development


  • Agriculture / Forestry / Farming
  • Environment / Waste
  • Financial / Banking / Investment
  • Government / Public Sector
  • Hotels
  • Not-for-Profit / Charities
  • Professional Services
  • Publishing
  • Real Estate
  • Technology
  • Tourism / Travel
  • Transportation

Evelyn Holtzhausen - Founding Director

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.

Evelyn has 15 years experience in Public Relations and specialises in strategy development and crisis communications.

E: evelyn@hwb.co.za
P: +27 (21) 421 0430

Lynn Erasmus - Managing Director

Lynn is a senior Public Relations and Media Practitioner who has worked in the consultancy and corporate communications environment for 20 years, gaining extensive marketing and communications strategy, project management and media experience.

She holds a BA Degree from the University of Stellenbosch (1994), a Post Graduate Diploma at the AAA School of Advertising (1995) and completed the University of Stellenbosch School of Business’ Management Development Programme in 2008.

P: +2721 421 0430