This is us

We are a group of cross-functional people engineered to facilitate conversations and engagement between business strategy and employees and customers. This can be in the form of strategic facilitation, employee engagement or brand creation and brand building across multiple platforms. Yeah, we are a small team, but we like it that way because its keeps us fast and adaptable.

Marisa Archary (Holley) - Strategy Director

A multi-dimensional strategist with a creative honours degree in design, brand strategy, disruptive strategy and a Master’s in Business Administration. She is always learning something new, always asking why and then finding new ways to solve challenges in a collaborative and inclusive way.

Sashica Archary Digital

Sash likes to see things from new angles and prides herself on thinking differently. A versatile and multi-talented employee, she is passionate about cinematography, along with photography and animation. Sash is well-travelled and as a result has a worldly
perspective. Sash holds an Honours degree in Cinematography.

Veejay Archary Creative and Strategy Director

A thought leader, who wears both a business and strategist hat, Veejay is the Creative and Strategy Director of the Black Africa Group. He’s responsible for managing the output of creative resources through direction, mentoring, strategic innovation and alignment to global trends.

Liam McAlpine Designer

Liam is a passionate and multidisciplinary designer, with a rich background in multimedia. Liam cut his teeth early on as a digital designer, then sought out passions in the music industry. He stretched his legs on film sets making commercials, and brought this experience back with him to the world of graphic design, whether it be print, digital or motion. Liam is a thinker and a maker.

Marike Hechter Design Director

A curious creative with a love for ideas and great design, Marike has worked on various brands, including DStv, KFC, Huggies, Sasfin, Spier, Absa, Edgars. Marike is innovative and resourceful, and is also known to be a detail-oriented creative problem solver.