Dani Cohen is a managing director of the FTI Strategic Communications practice and is based in Cape Town. She serves as head of South Africa for the practice.
Trained as a lawyer, Ms. Cohen has communications consulting experience specifically in the areas of media relations and public affairs. Her advisory expertise covers the following sectors: retail, health, pharmaceutical, beverage, oil and gas, regulatory and professional services. She specialises in the growing field of advocacy and litigation support, has extensive experience in managing crisis communications and in-depth knowledge of South African anti-trust law.
Ms. Cohen has been recognised as one of the most trusted communications professionals in an independent study of agencies in South Africa. The nationwide study was conducted by independent research house Ipsos Markinor in 2011 amongst editors, deputy editors, and business, financial and consumer journalists. It is aimed at understanding how the media, as the recipients and gatherers of information, perceive the performance of professional communications companies in South Africa.