Jill Hamilton

Jill is a communication professional with a broad background in international affairs, public relations and strategy development for third world economies. She has worked in over 25 countries, lived in 11 and travelled to more than 70, with a special focus on Africa.

Throughout her career she has worked for numerous corporate, public and international non-governmental organisations, demonstrating an ability to build and protect reputations; create and implement development strategies; engage policymakers and in-market influencers; generate high-level media results; establish a consistent brand across multiple platforms; and connect with internal audiences.

Currently she is the Managing Director for Weber Shandwick in Africa, the world’s largest public relations agency, and oversees a large portfolio of partner agencies, consultants and affiliates that cover 23 nations across the continent.