Our people

Greg has more than 30 years’ experience as a strategic communications advisor, editor, trainer and journalist. This includes two decades of work in Southern and East Africa, where he is a highly regarded proponent of clarity, accountability and transparency. He serves as a global advisor on public financial management communications.

Managing director
Greg Rosenberg

Palesa, a founding director of our African business, works on both sides of the Atlantic. She has extensive experience in designing communications strategies. As a sought-after thought leader in South Africa, her work is widely published. She is the managing director of our sister company, Cover2Cover.

Palesa Morudu

Jane leads our South African head office. With a background in marketing and public relations, Jane has broad strategic communications and client service expertise. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in law and English.

Deputy managing director
Jane Schreuder

Lara edits, writes and manages projects for a range of African and global clients. She has a decade of experience in communicating complex ideas in plain language. Lara holds an Honours degree in media from the University of Cape Town.

Senior editor
Lara Godwin

Jennifer is an award-winning writer with 20 years of communications experience. She makes complicated ideas accessible to wider audiences across every project. In addition to a Bachelor’s degree in English, psychology and philosophy, Jennifer has completed a United Nations-accredited course on climate change.

Head: Climate change communications
Jennifer Stastny

Cristal has more than 15 years of experience in design, from major magazines to corporate and public sector reports. Her clear, bold and elegant style ensures an inviting and accessible product.

Senior graphic designer
Cristal Smith

Donald holds a PhD in English literature from the University of Cape Town. He has more than a decade of experience as a lecturer and tutor in Europe and South Africa. As Clarity’s training manager, he has run writing workshops for professionals in government, business and the development sector.

Training manager and editor
Donald Powers

Shaista holds a Master’s degree in economics and philosophy from the London School of Economics. Before joining Clarity, she was an economist with the South African Reserve Bank. As a researcher and writer, she helps Clarity’s clients develop evidence-based, strategic communications suited to their target audiences.

Senior writer and editor
Shaista Amod

Raykie’s roles range from writing and editing to managing projects, with a focus on communications covering environmental and social issues. She holds an Honours degree in environmental management and a Bachelor of Arts degree in linguistics from the University of Cape Town.

Raykie Martin

Nicky is a writer, editor and project manager. She holds an Honours degree in publishing from the University of the Witwatersrand and has worked on diverse materials ranging from educational textbooks to self-published novels.

Senior editor
Nicky Nagy

Juliette has over 20 years of graphic design experience in the private sector. She works closely with clients to find solutions that meet their needs. Her skills range from designing reports, presentations, and brochures, to laying out books and catalogues.

Graphic designer
Juliette De Gersigny

Elize is a publisher and editor with extensive experience in leading teams on complex publishing projects from concept to delivery. Before joining the publishing industry, she worked as an English teacher. Elize holds an Honours degree in English from the University of the Western Cape.

Managing editor
Elize Mehl

Natasha is a writer, proofreader and junior editor. She studied language practice at the Tshwane University of Technology. In 2018, she became the first person from Africa to attend the prestigious Dow Jones News Multiplatform Editing Program in the United States.

Proofreader and junior editor
Natasha Ndlebe

Katleho has a background in print journalism and business writing. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in communication sciences from the University of the Free State, where she specialised in media studies and journalism.

Layout sub-editor
Katleho Mositoane

Stef is a researcher, writer, editor, project manager and lecturer who works on climate change communications. Stef holds a Master’s degree in sustainable development and management from Stellenbosch University.

Senior sustainability associate
Stefanie Swanepoel

Tessa has a strong reporting background in Afrikaans- and English-language publications. She has produced turn-key corporate communications for a range of clients, including in the mining, legal, enterprise development and financial services industries.

Associate writer
Tessa Kruger

Maya has provided high-quality writing, editing and proofing services for a wide range of print and online publications over the past decade. She has an Honours degree in historical studies from the University of Cape Town.

Writer and editor
Maya Morgan-Skillen

Karen has more than 20 years’ experience as a technical editor. She specialises in plain English and is highly regarded for her interpretive skills. Karen also edits fiction. She holds a Master of Fine Arts in creative writing from Syracuse University.

Karen Martin

Robyn is a strategic communications consultant with over 20 years of experience across several industries. She creates content for a wide range of formats and holds a Bachelor of Arts in communication science.

Associate project manager
Robyn Thekiso

Carlos brings his writing skills to a range of Clarity projects. Formerly the editor of the Sunday Times Lifestyle magazine, he is now the editorial cartoonist for the Mail & Guardian. He writes on politics, sport, culture and business.

Carlos Amato

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