Think dialogue,
not monologue.

We specialise in corporate storytelling.

We’re here to get your message heard and understood by those who matter most to your business.

Standout communications that connect.

We create communications that help your company connect with your stakeholders. Our range of communication services include:

Our services

Integrated, annual and sustainability reporting

We deliver corporate reporting that cultivates and advances your brand – and the trust that stakeholders invest in that brand – rather than just ticking a box.

Employee engagement and communications

We create communications that help your employees feel connected and boost morale, and let you attract and retain quality talent.

Materiality assessments

We conduct materiality workshops, where our experienced team will facilitate discussions that help uncover your most material value levers.

Media, press releases and stakeholder communication

We help you own your narrative, making an impact through media relations tailored to your brand.

Internal communications

We craft meaningful internal communications that foster effectiveness throughout your organisation – no matter the size.

Investor engagement and communications

We produce standout communications that help investors get your business.

Your stories, your connections, your voice.

Data book

Project Year: 2023 
Client: Exxaro Resources Limited 

MRMR Report

Project Year: 2022 
Client: Gold Fields Limited 

AGM Notice

Project Year: 2022 
Client: Gold Fields Limited 

ESG Report

Project Year: 2022 
Client: Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited 

Our team.

Our team will propel your communications forward with incredible content.

Desiree Jones

Qualification: B.Acc, CA(SA) 

Desiree is passionate about helping businesses create more authentic relationships with their stakeholders. A chartered accountant by training, Desiree has experience in stakeholder engagement, sustainability, investor relations, risk and integrated reporting. Prior to founding Alchemy, Desiree was a senior manager at Standard Bank.

Lauren Watling

Qualification: GIBS MBA (cum laude) 

Lauren is an integrated reporting specialist with 10 years’ experience in integrated, sustainability and corporate reporting, and communications. She is passionate about understanding companies’ value creation messages and communicating these to their investors and wider stakeholder communities. Lauren has worked with a large number of listed and unlisted companies across a range of business sectors.

Samantha Venter

Qualification: BA Classical Studies and Communication Science (cum laude) 

Helping organisations connect with stakeholders is what motivates Samantha. With diverse experience in the printing, publishing and the design space, Sam has the ability to transform data and information into great experiences and stories.

Danielle-Marie Kruger

Qualification: BA Communication Science (cum laude) 

With more than 10 years’ experience, Dani specialises in the intricate language used in integrated and sustainability reporting. She is passionate about finetuning clients’ storytelling to ensure concise and impactful content.

Cornelia Blignaut

Qualification: BSc (Hons) Consumer Sciences MBA (Rhodes Business School) 

Cornelia is passionate about assisting clients in producing integrated and sustainability reports that communicate their value creation story and highlight their impact on stakeholders and the environment. She has supported clients in the financial services, retail, telecommunications and SOC sectors.

Abby van Staden

Abby is an experienced language specialist with a demonstrated history in the integrated reporting industry. She is skilled in all levels of editing and quality control. Abby has a penchant for quality, problem-solving and learning.

Rachima Heilbron

Qualification: Bcom in Marketing Management (Cum Laude) 

Rachima is a professional administrator with over nine years of experience across various industries. She is a capable researcher and supports the Alchemy team with her creativity and problem-solving skills.

Ané Breytenbach

Qualification: BA Language and Culture 

Ané delights in the change-making power of language. As a language specialist, she ensures writing gets understood and comes alive in the minds of its target audience. She is experienced in corporate and creative editing, writing and quality control.

Lise Wessels

Qualification: BCom (Hons) Forensic Accounting 

Lise has a creative spirit with a passion for finding unique ways to tell stories, first as a forensic accountant and now as a specialist in integrated and sustainability reporting. She has extensive experience working with award-winning clients in South Africa, Europe, the UK and USA.

Linda Da Nova

Qualification: BA (Hons) Publishing Studies 

Linda is passionate about creating meaningful content. With a background in corporate editing and quality control, she is skilled at refining information into clear messaging to accurately communicate clients’ value creation journeys to stakeholders.

Better communications
Better relationships
Better world.

We believe that better communications make for a better world. Communication, at its heart, is all about connection. We want to connect with each other, our clients and the people whose lives they touch.

Why? Because we believe that this is how businesses thrive – through connection.

Let’s make the world:

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