Meet our Presenter

Ms Leonie Voster

Leonie Vorster is a researcher, writer, and award-winning strategist who is living in Johannesburg, South Africa. She is on a mission to promote the effective and just use of decisive, ethically sourced, accessible, and personally, socially, and commercially valuable information and insights.

Leonie is the author of Five Seats, a magical realism novel, and has written and presented more than seventy articles, papers, and talks since 1993. She focuses on finding the best ways to access information, drawing on evidence-based insights to write about things that matter. She has a talent for working with unusual concepts and ideas, to assess meanings, relationships, and possibilities, to systematically making logical connections, and to present information in a memorable way.

In the last thirty or so years, Leonie has completed more than four hundred research and research-based consulting assignments, in various industries, for South African and international government, semi-government, private, and not-for-profit clients.


She obtained her qualifications in Communication Science and Psychology at the University of Johannesburg, and Nelson Mandela University, and is registered with the Health Professions Council of South Africa as a Research Psychologist.

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