After completing B. Accounting at the University of Stellenbosch in 2001, Leandra Botes decided that Financial Management is a more dynamic field than Audit and Tax and in 2002 completed a Honn. B. Comm in Management Accounting.
She started her career in the same year at PSG Investment Services in Pretoria (later PSG Konsult) where she gained experience in stockbroking, fund managing and wealth management for private clients.
In 2004 she qualified as a Certified Financial Planner® and an associate of APS.
Leandra already passed the RE1, RE3 and RE5 regulatory exams required by the Financial Services Board.