Our team

Tamra Capstick-Dale profile image

Managing Director: Commissions, manages and oversees a wide range of global reputation and issues research projects. Strategic communications and reputation management advisor to several of South Africa’s largest companies as well as two global corporations.
Bathandwa Ngoma profile image

Trained with Corporate Image since completing studies, and now works on clients across a variety of portfolios, including gambling, leisure and retail. Strong background in events planning, with solid administration skills. PR diploma from the Cape Peninsula University of Technology.


Corporate communications consultant, media trainer and investor relations expert with more than two decades’ experience in the industry. Consults on clients across a wide range of sectors and markets,with a specific focus on positioning and reputation management.
Craig Dodds

Former political editor and columnist for Independent Media, with a journalism career spanning more than 20 years. Almost unparalleled political insights and extensive network of media contacts, as well as a strong grasp of news agenda dynamics. Holds a BA (Hons) in English from the University of Cape Town.

Dayne Stern profile image

Expertise in reputation management and crisis control for high profile corporations and public personalities. Offers a strategic and creative approach to communication, with excellent writing skills, high level media liaison experience, and a vast network of international and national media relations.
Deidré Daniels profile image

Trained at Corporate Image since completing her studies. Interested in consumer communications, working on clients such as Pick n Pay and various SAB brands. Strong background in events planning, with particular focus on media monitoring and research.

Enid Vickers profile image

Extensive knowledge across multiple industries, including oil, investment, property, gambling, leisure, tourism and FMCG, and vast communications experience from time spent at top South African and international advertising agencies. Skilled in writing and interpreting news values and high-level crisis communication.

Janine Caradonna

Almost a decade of PR and communications experience in leading professional and financial services companies and consumer brands. Expert in integrated planning and implementation, writing, and client and media liaison. Varsity College diploma in public relations, with social media qualification from Red & Yellow/USB-ED.

Jennifer Crocker profile image

Former hard news journalist, with experience in crisis management, consumer PR, reputation risk management, issues management, and NGO sector. Deals with a wide range of PR functions, including managing public events and conference PR.


Lauren Cohen profile image

Former journalist, having worked as a senior reporter at the Sunday Times, and winner of four Vodacom Journalist of the Year Awards. Experience spans multiple industries, including alcohol, financial services, property, and development. Heads up social media.

Lee-ann Heyburgh profile image

Ten years’ experience in public relations and event management, having completed a PR diploma with distinction in 2007. Primarily focused on event management, working on clients that include Oceana, the Mr Price Group, and Pick n Pay.

Nicola Mawson


Former award-winning journalist with experience in business, ICT, consumer, mining, engineering, tourism, and economic writing. Master’s in Journalism & Media Studies from Wits, with certificates in advanced financial and investigative journalism.

Ntsikayomzi Msuthu

Seasoned in crisis management, media liaison, campaign and reputation management, and communications strategy development. Worked with large blue-chip companies, including Nedbank, IBM, Cisco, Coca-Cola and Dimension Data. Specialised skills in social media management and content development, with strong media relationships.


Communications graduate from the University of Johannesburg with a background in media research, liaison, monitoring and reporting. Interest in events, financial PR and writing, and previously worked on Schneider Electric, Air Traffic and Navigation Services and the SA National Energy Development Institute.

Sarah Anderson profile image

Works on clients across a variety of industry portfolios, particularly FMCG, and has specialised expertise in corporate and consumer communications. High-level experience in the liquor, automotive, media, finance, tech and investment industries.

Sheri Cohen profile image


Particular expertise in financial services, with more than a decade of experience in investor relations and financial PR. Expertise in crisis management, financial public relations and pre- and post-listing requirements. Outstanding media relationships across the board.

Stephanie Venter profile image


Expertise and experience in a variety of areas, including regulated industries, JSE-listed companies, current affairs issues and marketing. Experience in banking, tobacco and retail industries with an interest in issues management and the intersection of consumer and corporate communications. Postgraduate qualifications from the University of Cape Town.

Sure Kamhunga profile image

Trained journalist with over 25 years’ experience in financial and business journalism. Edited at leading financial/business publications and news agency organisations in Zimbabwe and South Africa. Former Financial Services Editor at Business Day.

Tayla-Jade Coenraad


Graduated from the University of the Western Cape with Honours in Applied Linguistics, and joined Corporate Image’s graduate recruitment programme shortly thereafter. Keen interest in media research and reporting, issues monitoring, profile writing, publicity and events planning.