Oscar is a seasoned public affairs and strategic communications professional with over 15 years of experience in the field. With a track record spanning diverse industries, Oscar has consistently demonstrated an ability to drive impactful stakeholder engagement, regulatory strategy, legislative positioning, public relations, political counsel, and crisis management.

Oscar is also a respected leader and influencer in the media and communications field, holding directorship and board positions at several organisations, such as the South African Reading Foundation, PRISA and PAMRO. He is the President-Elect of the Public Relations Institute of Southern Africa (PRISA), the Vice President of the Pan African Media Research Organisation (PAMRO), and a member of the Academic Advisory Committee for the Department of Integrated Communication at Tshwane University of Technology. He is currently pursuing an Executive MBA at Henley Africa, with a focus on strategic management and leadership. Oscar’s mission is to advance the standards and practices of public affairs and advocacy in Africa and beyond, and to leverage his expertise in media research and ratings to inform and influence decision-making and policy-making.