Our People

We are an eclectic mix of minds and talents – innovative, smart, curious and talented.

Richard Stone
Group Creative Director
With a wealth of experience across a wide range of design disciplines, and international work experience, Richard Stone is in charge of all things visual at Yellowwood. ...
Richard Stone
Bokang Sesiane
Design Account Manager
Bokang  studied at Imagination lab(a Vega initiative)where she was introduced to Advertising, Branding and Design.  During the course she had an opportunity to intern at The ...
Bokang Sesiane
Robert Jameson
Junior Strategist
Robert recently graduated from Vega School of Branding where he took on numerous internships in the advertising world.
Robert Jameson
Honore Gasa
CID & GM Cape Town
Honore has a career spanning 17 year in the market research industry. UNTIL RECENTLY SHE WAS THE CLIENT SERVICE DIRECTOR AT SYNOVATE/IPSOS SOUTH AFRICA, ...
Honore Gasa
Sonja Lombard
Operations Manager
Sonja joined Yellowwood in early 2004 and has been instrumental in building the administration and team support functions of the business.
Sonja Lombard
Toka Moshesh
Junior Designer
After a highly successful internship in 2013, Toka joined Yellowood in 2014 as an ambitious and talented junior designer.
Toka Moshesh
Paul Drawbridge
Business Lead - East Africa
Paul is the Business Lead - East Africa and has extensive experience in both the client and agency side of marketing.
Paul Drawbridge
Ane du Preez
Project Manager
Ane joined Yellowood in 2007 as a Project Manager focusing on focussing on strategic planning.
Project Manager
Ane joined Yellowood in 2007 as a Project Manager focusing on focussing on strategic planning.
Ane du Preez
Dhatchani Christian
Strategy Director
Fuelled on by her belief that the learning is never done, Dhatchani's journey through the corporate world has been a winding one, with stops in consumer market research, FMCG ...
Dhatchani Christian
David Blyth
Group Managing Director
David joined Yellowood in 2011. He has more than 20 years industry experience and has led marketing, brand strategy and business change projects in a wide variety of sectors. ...
David Blyth
Nomonde Gama
Strategy Analyst
Nomi’s journey at Yellowwood started with a 4 month internship at the beginning of 2012 which coincided with the beginning of her pursuit of her BA Honors degree in Marketing ...
Nomonde Gama
Marios Flourentzou
Creative Director
Since joining Yellowwood Future Architects Marios has had the pleasure of working on a variety of great brands.
Marios Flourentzou
Moses Makua
Finance Assistant
Moses is responsible for accounts administration.
Moses Makua
Bronwyn Pelston
Administrator
Bronwyn joined Yellowwood late 2012 as administrative support to the Operations Manager, as well as Office Administrator and Receptionist for the Cape Town office. ...
Bronwyn Pelston
Ross Thornton
Designer
Having grown up with a strong design influence at home it was inevitable that Ross would turn his hobbies and passion for art and design into a career. ...
Ross Thornton
Donna-Rae Patricios
Senior Strategist
Donna-Rae is in her element where both creativity and strategic thinking are required, making Yellowwood her perfect professional match.
Donna-Rae Patricios
Mahendra Naidoo
Finance Manager
Mahendra efficiently takes care of various aspects of Yellowwood's finance.
Mahendra Naidoo
Nicole Zetler
Senior Strategist
Being intrigued by the approach of Unconventional Wisdom™ and Nicole's goal of being challenged on a daily basis led her to Yellowwood in 2011, where she goes back to her puzzle ...
Nicole Zetler
Andy Rice
Chairman
Andy is one of the most respected brand and communications strategists in the country and continues to feature as one of the most influential people in the industry every year. ...
Andy Rice
Louise  MacRobert
Insights Manager
Louise joined Yellowood in April 2013 as an insights manager and has over 15 years research experience
Louise  MacRobert
Al Mackay
Marketing Manager
Al joined Yellowwood's Cape Town office in January 2009 on the delightful discovery that it is the perfect place to channel and hone all three of these passions in an environment ...
Al Mackay
Precious Tshabalala
Reception & Admin Support
Precious Tshabalala works at Yellowwood as Office Cleaner and Admin Support
Precious Tshabalala
Nicole Velleman
Strategy Analyst
Yellowwood caught Nicole’s curiosity during her studies, where she was inspired by their bold and inventive approach to marketing strategy.
Nicole Velleman
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