Department of Financial Intelligence

Leana Esterhuyse

College of Accounting Sciences
School of Applied Accountancy
Department: Financial Intelligence
Senior Lecturer
Tel: 012 429 2483
Fax: 086 516 7556
E-mail: esterl@unisa.ac.za

Qualifications

  • M Com Financial Management (UP)
  • B Com Hons (Acc) (UP)
  • CA(SA)

Fields of academic interests

  • Investor relations practices
  • Factors influencing voluntary disclosures
  • Integrated and Social Responsibility Reports
  • Capital markets
  • Web-based financial communications

Field of Specialisation

  • Management Accounting

Books

Book chapters:

  • Chapter 17, Business Plans, in Managerial Finance, 7th Ed, Skae et al, 2014 (ISBN 978 0 409 12002 8)
  • Chapter 17, Business Plans, in Managerial Finance, 6th Ed, Skae et al, 2012 (ISBN 978 0 409 10779 1)

Journal articles

  • Esterhuyse, L. & Wingard, H.C. An exploration of the online investor relations (IR) practices of companies listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE). Accepted, in process. (Update to follow.)

Paper presentations

  • Esterhuyse, L. 2013. Online investor relations practices – evidence from SA listed companies’ websites. In fulfilment of the requirements as recipient of an IAAER Emerging Researcher Seed Grant, Biennial Conference of the Southern African Accounting Association, 26 – 28 June, Cape Town, South Africa.  
  • Esterhuyse, L. 2013. Availability and Quality of Integrated and/or Corporate Social Responsibility Reports – Indicators of Disclosure Culture in South Africa, Conference Proceedings (ISSN 1848-2252) of the 2013 Global Business Conference, 2 – 5 October 2013, Opatija, Croatia.
  • Esterhuyse, L. 2014. Factors influencing online communication practices in an emerging Sub-Saharan capital market, Paper Development Workshop of the 12th World Congress of Accounting Educators and Researchers, 13 – 15 November 2014, Florence, Italy.
  • Esterhuyse, L. 2015. Inclusion in a Socially Responsible Investment Index and Investor Relations Quality - Evidence from the Johannesburg Stock Exchange, 5th Annual Conference of the African Accounting and Finance Association, 1 – 4 September 2015, Balaclava, Mauritius.

Professional positions, fellowships & awards

  • Member of SAICA
  • Academic Qualification Improvement Programme (AQIP) Grant, 2014-2016
  • IAAER Emerging Researcher Seed Grant, 2012/3 (GBP 5 000)
  • NRF KIC Travel Grant, 2013 (R19 838)
  • CEMS Tuition Award, 2013
  • NRF KIC Travel Grant, 2015 (R19 602)

Projects

  • Busy with my Ph D in Online Investor Relations (IR) practices of Johannesburg Stock Exchange-listed companies