Angela Barter

MPhil (SU), CPRP, Sustainability Communication Strategist
Angela Barter

Angela Barter, with over 25 years in the field, stands as a luminary in public relations and sustainability communication. As the founder of The PR Agency, she seamlessly blends her theoretical acumen, evidenced by a MPhil in Environmental Management from Stellenbosch University, South Africa, with a steadfast commitment to real-world impact. Her dedication to professional excellence is further affirmed by her accreditation as a Chartered Public Relations Practitioner (CPRP) from the Public Relations Institute of Southern Africa (PRISA).

A dynamic and highly-regarded public speaker, Angela has spoken at key sustainability and public relations events both locally and globally including the Global Alliance World Public Relations Forum in Madrid, Spain and the Global Alliance World Public Relations Forum in Toronto, Canada. Her influential voice extends beyond these events, reaching a wider audience through numerous articles featured in diverse media outlets, including a notable contribution to the Handbook of Public Relations (9th & 10th Edition) by Skinner, Mersham & Benecke.

Angela has been honoured as an outstanding businesswoman with the Businesswomen Association Regional Business Achiever Award. Her commitment to environmental stewardship is further showcased through her role as a judge for the Great Capitals of the World Best of Wine Tourism Conservation Pioneer Ambassador Award. In academia, she serves as an external moderator at the University of Johannesburg, reinforcing her as a trusted authority in sustainability communication.

Angela’s dedication to sustainability communication extends to working with notable organisations such as the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), where she contributes her expertise as a Public Relations practitioner and training facilitator, actively participating in the WWF Conservation Champion and WWF Southern Africa Sustainable Seafood Initiative (SASSI) programmes.

Angela Barter goes beyond the conventional boundaries of her profession; she serves as a dynamic force seamlessly blending communication and sustainability, leaving a lasting impact on both industry practices and the environment. Her groundbreaking efforts include pioneering conversations around ‘greenwashing’ in the public relations sector. Angela’s journey is not just a testament to her expertise but a beacon for a more sustainable and communicative future.

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