Brenda is a highly experienced executive project manager, with 14+ years’ experience as an integrated business lead. Brenda has worked across several blue chip clients throughout her tenure, including McDonald’s SA, Sun international, Vodacom, Standard Bank, ABSA and Edcon, to name a few. Brenda biggest strength is her ability to create and nurture relationships with clients and partner agencies.
Having led a multiple-client businesses by adding value in the running of their businesses, she imparts true integration from strategy through to creative. Brenda is hands-on with all the projects she steers, providing invaluable insights into the campaigns under her watch.
Brenda provides exceptional leadership skills - always uplifting her team and encouraging her people excel in everything they do. Brenda not only demonstrates leadership skills at work, at home front she stands at her husband’s side to raise her daughter to become a strong independent young lady.
Starting her advertising career at Ogilvy Johannesburg, Brenda later worked at Oliver Mcintyre, DDB, Jupiter Drawing Room, Mortimer Harvey, Ireland Davenport, Owen Kessel, Leo Burnett and Collective ID (where she is currently Managing Director). Brenda is a qualified marketer, accreditation by IMM (Institute of Marketing Management).
Brenda formed part of the GIBS Leading Women initiative - a formidable icon in the ad industry, Brenda was regularly called on to host talks at events encouraging women to rise up and be the best version of themselves. Brenda does what she and loves what she does, giving her 110% in all her endeavors.