Our Team

Manusha Pillai, director

  • Strategic communication, communication counsel and PR counsel
  • Parliamentary Support and Stakeholder Relations Management
  • Policy, strategy and tactical development
  • People, finance, processes
  • Internal electronic communication - HSRC Chat, Friday Bulletin, CEO's notes
  • Event management
  • Proposal writing support - communication activities
  • MoU management
  • Corporate responsibility initiatives

Antonio Erasmus, brand manager and snr graphic designer

  • Graphic design, layout and support
  • Publications – CHAT (design), HSRC Outreach, employees in the HSRC
  • Photographer and manager of photo library
  • Corporate stationery and templates

Kim Trollip, web and social media manager

  • Strategic and day-to-day management of the HSRC website and corporate intranet
  • Management of web/intranet content and electronic newsletters
  • Oversee functionality, design, architecture, analytics and SEO
  • Social media management
  • Managing outsourced work and web projects
  • Writing and editing

 Lee-Ann Fritz, online writer

  • Writing editing and uploading info on the external website and intranet
  • Monitoring coverage of the HSRC in the media and reposting most important items on the website and intranet
  • Writing content for internal newsletters and websites
  • Quality control on the website and intranet
  • General communication support

Ilze Visagie, internal communication

  • Corporate gifts
  • Distribution of conference bags, folders, brochures, note pads
  • Friday Bulletin, HSRC Chat (content), messaging
  • Corporate calendar, Senior staff telephone list
  • Assistance internal staff events

Shouneez Khan, administrator and personal assistant to director

  • Diary and email management
  • Meetings, correspondence and filing systems
  • Financial, human resources and procurement processes
  • Upkeep of stakeholder database
  • Minutes and office assistance
  • Liaising with other HSRC offices
  • Appropriate routing of enquiries
  • General administrative and secretarial support

Lindiwe Mashologu, communications officer

  • Internal Communication
  • Friday bulletin and HSRC Chat
  • Assist in events (conferences, exhibitions)     
  • Back up photographer and designer
  • Stakeholder database
  • Writing

Adziliwi Nematandani, media liaison officer

  • Media Liaison for Units and special events
  • Strategic Communication for special events
  • Public Relation function
  • Media partnerships
  • Media release/statements/advisories
  • Media Monitoring
  • Writing
  • Social Media for special events
  • Photography  

 Sam Lekala

  • Events
  • Logistics

Thulani Dlamini

  •  Corporate Social Responsibility