Madi Hanekom

Membership Number: SAF01308

Contact Details

Work Phone:0828984379
Cell Phone:0828984379
Fax Number:0866843086
Web Address:
Secondary Web Address:
Work Address:PO BOX 959, GROENKLOOF
Postal Code:0027
Province:Gauteng (North)
Country:South Africa

Profession Details

Media:Books, Newspapers, Internet - Website and Blogging, Consumer Magazines, Trade Publications
Speciality:General, Travel, Business/Finance, Consumer issues, Humanitarian, Academic, Education, Culture, Food, Profiles, Fiction, Science & Technology, Training, Financial, Technical writer
Profession:Writer, Copywriter, Editor, Proofreader, Translator, Project Manager, Copyeditor


Madi Hanekom is a business owner with over 30 years of work experience and who offers the following services: business and creative writing, executive coaching & mentoring, and project management. She is a published author with various articles placed in local and international newspapers and magazines on inter alias travel, human interest, business documentation, opinion pieces and restaurant reviews. Madi also undertakes editing, proofreading and translation (English/Afrikaans) and has extensive experience in writing project proposals, technical documentation (including tender submissions) and other business documentation such as annual reports, integrated reports, websites and opinion pieces. She is a member of the Safrea Executive Committee.

She furthermore undertakes executive coaching and mentoring for clients in the corporate, government and NPO sectors, as well as private clients. Madi also has many years of managerial experience in the corporate environment and as project manager on large multi-billion rand infrastructure projects as a consultant project manager.  (Website:                     

QUALIFICATIONS - DEGREES: - MBA; B.Comm Hons (Economics). CERTIFICATES:   Magazine Journalism, SAWC  (With distinction); Public-Private Partnerships, Project Management, Project Finance; Practitioner Coach in the Psychology of Coaching (Post-graduate qualification); Certified Coach with Retirement Options (USA). OTHER QUALIFICATIONS: Completed various courses in, for example, public-private partnerships (PPPs), limited recourse financing for infrastructure projects, negotiation skills.

MEMBERSHIPS: (1) Southern African Freelancers' Association (SAFREA); (2) Project Management South Africa (PMSA); (3) Coaches and Mentors South Africa (COMENSA). 


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