Pepe Marais is the founding partner and Group Chief Creative Officer of brand and communication group Joe Public United. He lives to bring out the best in those around him.
His definition of success is to create an environment of harmony and joy, where the focus is on the well-being of people – growing them to achieve the highest levels of self worth, honesty and excellence by nurturing ideas, dreams and trust.
Pepe is currently ranked the number one creative leader in the South African advertising industry, he is a published author, and recipient of the 2018 Sanlam Business Partnership Entrepreneur of the Year Award for medium businesses, together with his business partner Gareth Leck.
He believes that Joe Public is at the beginning of what they set out to do in terms of the calibre of work they aspire to create.
Pepe serves on the board of SA Day, is the founder and Chairman of One School at a Time, a closet Afrikaans rocker and a humanitarian at heart.