Most of us have heaps of experience working in the tough, unforgiving environment of a newspaper or news agency newsroom. Which means we don’t do waffle or padding — we get straight to the point, your point, the point your stakeholders want and need to know.

Words, design, graphics, layout and look and feel must all be subservient to the messaging. So we work as an integrated team to get the job done expeditiously (a fancy word which simply means “quickly”) and effectively.

Most of us have heaps of experience working in the tough, unforgiving environment of a newspaper or news agency newsroom. Which means we don’t do waffle or padding – we get straight to the point, your point, the point your stakeholders want and need to know.

Words, design, graphics, layout and look and feel must all be subservient to the messaging. So we work as an integrated team to get the job done expeditiously (a fancy word which simply means “quickly”) and effectively.

Meet our head honchos

Meet our head honchos

Content director:

Peter Delmar

Peter is one of Africa’s leading writers of integrated reports, having written such reports for Murray & Roberts, Vodacom, Impala Platinum, Pick ‘n Pay, ArcelorMittal South Africa (overall winner of the 2015 and 2016 Nkonki JSE Top 100 <IR> awards), Alexander Forbes, Santam, Rand Refinery, Zarclear and others.

In addition to writing and editing the ArcelorMittal SA report, Peter has initiated a number of innovations for the ArcelorMittal SA report including the presentation and structure of information, King IV reporting, having the report-compilation process independently assured and overhauling how corporate-governance information is conveyed. The report’s approach to the latter (governance) was recently cited as an example of best practice by the Integrated Reporting Committee of SA in an information paper which the committee asked Peter to review.

The ArcelorMittal SA IR won best-report awards in the Chartered Secretaries Southern Africa IR awards in 2016, 2017 and 2018 (and a second place in 2019).

A B.Journ graduate of Rhodes University, Peter is a former chief reporter and deputy news editor of Business Day, his experience including five years as a subeditor at the Sunday Times. As such, he is an extremely experienced copy editor with a strong grasp of grammar and the ability to structure written communications that convey precise meaning and are compelling and intelligible to a variety of audiences.

Peter has written various corporate history books and, for seven years, wrote a weekly humorous business column for the Times newspaper. He has authored five other books and, most recently, published three audio location-based travel apps. He writes opinion pieces and features, online and other digital content.

Creative director:

Ronel Wasserman

Ronel is a creative graphic designer with more than 25 years’ experience specialising in the design and project management of reports, documents, books, brochures and online media.

An information design graduate of the University of Pretoria, Ronel has created brand images and company and product logos and is competent in a wide range of design software and equipment.

With a strong track record of creating impactful visual communications that convey strategic messages and build brand identity, she has worked for clients on three continents. These clients include financial-services companies, architects and artists, petrochemicals companies and health and academic institutions. For the Manufacturing Circle, Ronel recently assumed responsibility for corporate identity, reports, website, brochures and presentations.