A journalist and communications designer by training, Lauren completed her Bachelor of Journalism at Rhodes University, before pursuing a career in magazines first in Johannesburg and then in Dubai (where she was editor of BBC Good Food Middle East Magazine). On returning to South Africa, Lauren dived into the world of communications and PR, first as communications manager for the South African Chefs Association and then through running PR and social media for small businesses. Lauren has 10 years’ experience in the world of media and communications.
Gareth van Zyl
A technology and business journalist by background, Gareth spent over a decade in newsrooms in places such as Dubai and Johannesburg. Previous positions that Gareth has held include being the founding editor of ITWeb Africa as well as tech editor of Fin24. He became Johannesburg Bureau Chief for Fin24 in 2016 and thereafter joined BizNews.com, which is the brainchild of SA’s most well-known financial journalist, Alec Hogg. Gareth oversees Fox Street Communications' tech and finance clients. His experience has given him an edge in producing relevant content for clients. He has a BA Journalism and BA (Hons) English while also holding certifications in web design, web development and investment foundations from the CFA.