BEE Certified and FASSET Accredited Training Provider


Leani van Heerden, trading as "LvH Consulting"

BEE Certified and FASSET Accredited Training Provider

Certified Internal Auditor ( “CIA”,USA)
Certification in Control Self-Assessment ( “CCSA”,USA)'
Accredited Quality Assurance Reviewer (by the Institute of Internal Auditors (“IIA SA”))
B Comm Honors (Internal Auditing)
B Comm (Accounting Sciences)

LvH FASSET Accredited Training Provider Numbers:
585/0199/10, NLRD No 20358
585/0199/10, NLRD No 20359

LvH FASSET Registered Assessor:

Diploma: Technician Internal Auditing NLRD No 20358, Level 6
Post-graduate Diploma: General Internal Auditing NLRD No 20359, Level 7


Leani van Heerden is an independent consultant with a passion for corporate governance, risk management, internal audit and related subject matters. She has qualified as a Certified Internal Auditor and also completed the Certification Programme in Control Self Assessment, as well as the Certification in Quality Assurance. Leani has extensive experience (18 years+) in internal audit, management consulting, training/facilitation, staffing and recruitment spanning from the public to the private sector. Her consulting and training experience encompasses corporate governance, risk management, internal and external audit, internal control, and fraud and business ethics.

She gained 7 years Academic/Tertiary experience (part time) lecturing, examining and moderating for the University of Pretoria and the former Technicon South Africa. Leani received an award from the Institute of Internal Auditors for excellence in training at the De Beers Group, as well as a nomination for the “Educator of the Year Award” for 2009. In addition to her training and development role, Leani has contributed significantly to the development of a comprehensive best practice manual for De Beers Internal Audit and assisted the De Beers Group management with the development and roll-out of the formal risk management process.

Leani assisted the Old Mutual Group in South Africa with the implementation and roll-out of Control Self Assessment (and the audit of the process). She also assisted Debswana with the implementation and roll-out of Control Risk Self Assessment (training for senior and middle management). Leani has also consulted in Namibia providing risk and control training and consulting services to all levels of management and staff. She also presented to a Top and Senior Management forum on behalf of the Institute of Internal Auditors for the School of Accounting Excellence in Lesotho and Botswana.

Leani recently presented to the Top and Senior Management of the Southern African Development Community (“SADC”) in Botswana and South Africa,, as well as the African Union Commission(“AUC”) in Kenya, on the importance of Corporate Governance, Risk management, Internal controls, Business Ethics and Fraud and introduced a methodology to implement Control Risk Self Assessment.

She is actively involved with the Institute of Internal Auditors South Africa and is one of their presenters on the Continuous Professional Development Programme (“CPD”), as well as an accredited training provider (by FASSET) on the IAT Learnership (she presents 4 of the 8 modules), as well as the GIA Learnership(she presents 2 of the 4 modules). Leani is a registered assessor(by FASSET), and also al presenter for the Botswana Chapter of the Institute of Internal Auditors, as well as the Botswana Institute of Accountants. Leani is a member of the Institute of Directors and also serves as a Non-Executive Director on the IAEP UNISA Board.

Leani enjoys music, reading(especially motivational literature) and visiting and dining with friends and family. She is a very strong believer in the viewpoint of Henry Ford being, "Whether you think you can, or whether you think you can't - you are right!" Leani also has a passion for excellence and pursues it in everything she sets out to achieve. She is inspired by challenges, and driven to empower people to affect positive change, whilst having fun. Her philosophy in life is -: "Let's make a dent in the universe!" (Steve Jobs, Apple)


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