Who are we?
We believe that our mission is to help companies build bridges between them and their various publics. In order to achieve this, we leverage on the professionalism and experience of the team to promote goodwill for our clients, through deepened mutual understanding with their stakeholders.
As a small structure, our focused team offers the nimbleness and flexibility needed to work in our fast-changing world, together with consistent high-quality services and dedicated personal attention. We are committed and our clients benefit from the know-how of senior professionals.
Our experience covers many facets and sectors of the economy: public affairs, industrial relations, engineering, construction and development, financial services, healthcare, agro-industry, energy, consumer products, logistics, tourism and leisure, transport and information technology among others.
Our clients’ list includes some of the most reputable local institutions. We also work in Dubai, Madagascar, Reunion and on specific projects with an Indian based company.
To be a key player, regionally and beyond, in corporate communication and public relations services, through our people’s unrivaled professionalism, determination, commitment and complete faith in the potential of communication.
Our Core Values
Courage to always do what is right, while maintaining the privacy of our clients and associates.-
Ethics, mutual respect and empathy in our working relationships.-
Consistent two-way communication as the only means to developing and maintaining authentic relationships.-
Freedom to imagine and innovate.-
Nurture employee entrepreneurship, uniqueness, intuition and laughter.
Meet the Team
We are a boutique agency with a talented team of fully qualified PR and Communication professionals that cumulates decades of experience. Our clients get the direct benefits that come with experience, in addition to support staff that are not populated by junior staffers. Our team is made up of communication, public relations and media professionals, with long and rich track records in various industries.
When needed, we partner with trusted associated companies or other professionals on specific projects, to better serve our clients. This modus operandi works well, as proved by our clients with whom, for many, we have been collaborating for years.
Marina is as an active, hands-on and involved collaborator to clients and is just as energized by client work as she is leading Maluti PR & Communications, that she launched in 2003 after working in Public Relations in South-Africa and Mauritius since 1996. With over 16-years of career in PR and communications, she has been an advisor and partner to many companies locally. These include some of the large local conglomerates and association of employers, as well as much smaller companies with whom she loves to collaborate, as it is ever so engaging at other levels.
Marina had the opportunity to be involved in some of the industry’s most challenging work locally, including lobby and communication work at national level. She has also worked on communication projects in South Africa, Dubai, Reunion Island and Madagascar as well as a fabulous Bollywood experience, managing large groups of journalists from India for a movie starring Amitabh Bachchan.
Marina is the holder of a Bachelor degree (Cum Laude) and a Masters (Cum Laude) in Public Relations & Communication Management (Durban, RSA).
NEETA V. PERSAND
Holder of a BSc (Hons) Communication, with a specialisation in Business Communication, and is presently finishing her MSc Marketing Management from the University of Mauritius, Neeta was the Communication Executive of La Sentinelle group, one of the leading media groups locally and in the region prior to joining Maluti Communications.
She ran all of La Sentinelle’s communication and CSR projects, and has acquired in-depth experience in corporate and strategic communication, web media, event management, CSR and overall public relations, over and above an in-depth knowledge of the local media. Neeta started her career as a journalist in 1994 at the highly respected local newspaper Week-End before joining l’Express, the leading daily newspaper in terms of readership.
Darish is the holder of a Masters in Marketing Management and a Bachelor degree in Mass Communications, with majors in Public Relations and Journalism, from the Curtin University of Technology. He joined Maluti Communications in November 2007 as Communications Assistant, and has become a Managing Partner a couple of years later, through his complete dedication to the company and his professionalism in his dealings with all of Maluti’s clients.
With a strong public relations and marketing background, Darish contributes to the planning and creative development of communication and PR strategies for Maluti’s clients.