Melagrana was founded in 2016 by Stamatia Zabotto and Ilse Blank. Our team has a wealth of experience in business communication and change management. We have a solid track record of delivering excellence to clients in professional services, financial services, technology and information services, energy, and manufacturing sectors.

We serve clients in South Africa, Europe and the UK, who range in size from small- and medium enterprises, to public listed entities and multinational organisations.

We partner with our clients to…

authentically connect with their stakeholders

share information and create understanding and bring about meaningful change

through strategic communication and change management

for lasting and sustainable results

At the core of our ethos is the concept of abundance, as reflected in our name, which is the Italian for pomegranate. We apply this ethos to all our interactions with clients who benefit from our vast international experience. We pride ourselves on our flexibility to meet our clients’ needs and adapt to their ways of work, which differentiates our strategic and client-centric approach.

Our ecosystem

From the boardroom to implementation, our unique ecosystem enables Melagrana to deliver high quality projects with the benefit of experienced peer review and access to specialist resources.

We leverage our global experience to access best practice and professional networks to address our clients’ challenges.

Our values

All Melagrana team members and associates adhere to our code of conduct, which is based on our values of:

  • Upholding the highest standards of integrity
  • Ethical leadership
  • Quality in everything we do
  • Trustworthiness
  • Client service excellence

Why choose Melagrana

We have achieved communication and change objectives for clients ranging from leading public listed companies in South Africa and international organisations in the UK and Europe, to start-ups, small and medium enterprises, and non-profit organisations.
We offer extensive experience in business communication, change management and content creation. Clients benefit from our bespoke solutions developed to address their unique challenges. We are well-versed in working with multiple stakeholders in complex, global and decentralised projects.
Client centric
We take the approach of partnering with our clients to deliver the highest standards of personalised client service excellence. We invest in understanding our clients’ challenges to earn the privilege of being a trusted advisor.