Claire Densham has established a reputation as a skilled PR professional with a focus on the financial services and allied industries. With over 25 years’ experience, Claire spent 10 of those in the financial services industry first as PR Manager for Nedbank and then as Head of Corporate Communications for Nedcor Investment Bank, part of the Nedcor Group.
Her career included three years in New York City with the Financial Relations Board, the largest independent investor relations firm in the US. She holds a BA (English) from the University of the Witwatersrand and an M Phil (cum laude) in Futures Studies from the University of Stellenbosch.
Founder & CEO
Noleen Hepburn has more than 20 years experience in marketing communications and public relations and has worked across a range of industry sectors. Her career started in the property sector where she developed a rental division for a real estate company in Knysna and then moved to Cape Town, where she managed a large portfolio of sectional title properties.
With a Bachelor of Science Degree in International Communications, she kicked off her communications career at Woolworths in 2000 as their Internal Communications Manager. In 2007, Noleen moved to Mazars, an international auditing, accounting and tax firm. She joined the CDCom team in April 2018.
Sandra holds an honours degree in International Relations from the University of the Western Cape and majored in Political Economy. She started her career in communications by working at the United Nations Association of SA as a Senior Associate and taking on brand ambassadorship roles for FSP’s such as Standard Bank and Eduloan.
Driven by an ungovernable curiosity and desire to develop in the field of PR, research and analytics, Sandra is excited to be a part of the CDCOM team.
Lucie Osman built her career in marketing and communications over 10 years in London within the financial services industry. Before returning to South Africa in 2015, she worked as a PR Manager in a boutique consultancy with a focus on financial services and property. She also headed up their digital marketing and social media division.
Lucie holds a Bachelor of Arts (Business French and Italian) and Post Graduate Diploma in Management (distinction) from the University of the Cape Town as well as a Digital Marketing Certificate from the Red and Yellow School of Advertising.
Andrea Kirk holds an honours degree in Journalism from Stellenbosch University and started her career in magazine writing at Touchline Media in 2006. In 2010 she changed course and joined a public relations agency, where she worked on a number of high profile financial services clients. She also has “in-house” experience as a communications specialist at one of South Africa’s largest asset managers.
Andrea joined CDCom in April 2018 and is excited to work with the esteemed brands the agency represents.
Catherine holds a diploma in Journalism and after some overseas travel, began her career in media back in South Africa at Media Nova. She worked there primarily on a former title, The Property Magazine, starting as Online Assistant and ending as Online Editor, and as a contributor to print editorial.
She joined CDCom in June 2012 as a PR Account Executive for three years, going on to become PR Account Manager in July 2015 until March 2018. After briefly dabbling in design-related PR, she re-joined CDCom in September 2018.