Mantis – derived from the word ‘praying mantis’ ‒ is a symbol of good luck, bringing guidance, knowledge, skill and creativity; communicating with intention to inspire change, and helping others to achieve clarity, direction and fulfilment.

Mantis Communications is a full-service communications company established by Kerry Simpson, a specialist PR and Communications Consultant.

Kerry has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Corporate Communications from the University of Johannesburg, having majored in marketing management and corporate communications.

Kerry officially embarked on her communications career in 2007 and has since gained extensive PR experience spanning the full spectrum of communication media. She has worked across a number of sectors including healthcare/pharma, technology/IT, financial services, travel/tourism, corporate communications and retail. She also has in-depth experience of digital and social media platforms and their value within the communications mix.

In April 2019, Kerry founded Mantis Communications. This was a natural progression for her, after working in small agency environments for most of her career.

Kerry is a professional, experienced consultant with a ‘hands-on’ approach and the ability to multi-task and meet tight deadlines. She prides herself on exceptional service, a strong work ethic and great client relationships, so you can rest assured your business is in the right hands.

Operating as a strategic hub with a core network of partners, Mantis Communications is the solution to all your communications needs.


Strategic communications (strategy development, message compilation, media training and positioning workshops)

Media relations and publicity (spanning print, broadcast and online) Copywriting and content creation
Internal communication
Blogger/Influencer engagement

Digital communications (website design and development, blogs, SEO and Google Adwords) Social media management
Small scale event management
Issue and crisis communication


Kerry Simpson – Tel: 079 438 3252; Email: Address: 8 End Street, Blairgowrie, Randburg, Johannesburg, 2194

About The Author

A multimedia designer. She is passionate about videography, something she says gives her the ability to take all that surrounds our everyday life and interpret it in unexpected ways. She takes pleasure in being able to translate messages using unconventional methods. For her, it's about making everyday objects interesting and more aesthetically pleasing. She enjoys traveling, music, films, and spending time with family and friends when she’s not designing. She believes she is a change maker, adding, “Life does not get better by chance, it gets better by change.”

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