Marlise Potgieter

Elizna van Eeden


Headed up by Marlise Potgieter, August Collective was established in 2016. She founded the company after an in-depth eight-year stint working for a long-standing and highly successful public relations consultancy across a wide variety of consumer brands and industry associations.

Marlise holds a Bachelor of Commerce (BCom) (2005) honours degree in management from the University of South Africa (UNISA), and a BCom degree in marketing and communications management from the University of Pretoria (UP) (2002).

At August Collective, she is supported by experience and events specialist, Elizna van Eeden.  

“We are strategic as well as conceptual in our thinking and highly organised with communication skills that are hard to beat, bright ideas and creative solutions, and what’s more, we relish new challenges,” Marlise states.