The Rep

FACE 2 FACE / with

- Lukhanyo Mpumela Kwaza

a communicat­ions advisor

What do you like about Q your job?


I am a trusted communicat­ion advisor, from crisis communicat­ions to product launches to fullscale rebranding efforts. My expertise spans consumer and corporate communicat­ions. I love being in a position to influence perception.

Q: What is the most important thing you have learnt in your career?

A: A clear, concise, contextual­ised message can change one’s behaviour and perspectiv­e.

Q: What are you reading at present?

A: I am quite an avid reader. Reading is a treat I reward myself with after accomplish­ing certain daily goals. The books that come to mind at present are Originals by Adam Grant and The Culture Code by Daniel Cole.

Q: Is there any mantra/belief that you try to live by?

A: Trust the process – everything is unfolding as it should.

Q: Where did you grow up? A: I grew up within this region, around Upper Shiloh Village (Ku- Ndlambe), in Whittlesea (eHewu) and mostly my schooling journey was here in Komani.

Q: What is your favourite childhood memory?

I enjoyed reading to my maternal grandparen­ts. There was a lot of learning material, and some text which was often a bit more refined for my younger self. My grandfathe­r instilled a love for reading in me from a young age.

Q: Which musician really appeals to you at the moment?

A: Harrison Mkhize. I love everything about his music.

Q: What is your favourite


A: What is meant for you will reach you. Give it time, prayer and gratitude, while it is en route to you. - Lalah Delia.

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