Our value proposition
We have identified a growing need for truly independent and comprehensive regulatory risk management services in South Africa. Our bouquet of services are tailored to each unique client in order to identify and manage the risks inherent in their business. This bespoke approach partnered with long-term relationships is what identifies us.
A typical client profile
Etude provides risk management services to a wide variety of small to medium sized businesses. Our focus is however placed on businesses who identify the need to manage regulatory risk and want to implement sound business practices in their organization. By partnering with these companies we are able to provide them with a variety of tailored solutions to address this need and also assist them in implementing positive change and increased productivity.
We believe in what we do
The owners and directors of Etude place ethical and good business practices at the core of their service offering. They believe in building long-term relationships with their clients that are based on mutual trust and respect.
Etude was formed.
LeRoux van Wyk and Talita Olivier identified the need for a bespoke compliance monitoring service.
Etude Compliance Services (Pty) Ltd is registered.
A South African private company was registered.
We welcome our 50th client.
Our approach to compliance monitoring is widely accepted and we sign our 50th client.
Lizelle Conradie joins our team.
We launch a compliance internship program.
We implemented this program to gradually satisfy the industry need for professionally qualified and experienced compliance officers.
Our professional development program is rolled out
To address the need for training and employment verifications we launch a variety of services to address our clients' need for professional development.
Andrea Geldenhuys joins our team.
She is also the first candidate to complete our compliance officer internship.
Sarina du Plessis joins our team.
Lené Labuschagne enrolls in our internship program.
Esa Mullajee and Karla Schlechter enrolls in our internship program
LeRoux van Wyk
LeRoux is the founding member of Etude. He has been involved in the Financial Services Industry for the last 14 years. LeRoux is an approved FSB Cat I and II Compliance Officer. He has specialised interest in system and software development and practical application unique to the Financial Services Industry.
Talita has been an approved FSB Cat I and II Compliance Officer since 2005. She qualified with a B.com Law and L.L.B from University of Johannesburg in 2004 and has been admitted as an Advocate of the High Court. She has completed the Compliance Officer Examination of the Derivatives division of the JSE Securities Exchange South Africa.
Lizelle holds a BCOM LLB and is an admitted attorney with specialist experience in commercial practice. She is also registered as a FAIS compliance officer under supervision and provides invaluable academic research and experience to the team.
Lené qualified with a Bcom (Law) and LLB from the University of Stellenbosch in 2016 and is an admitted attorney of the High Court of South Africa. She is currently completing her compliance internship to become an authorised Compliance Officer.
Sarina Du Plessis
Sarina is an energetic individual and passionate about administration. She has experience in a wide variety of business sectors and have been appointed to manage the corporate governance of our company and its clients.
Nikki has been appointed as our external bookkeeper and has more than 20 years experience in various industries. Her skill and focus on accounting and related aspects allows us to manage and grow our business effectively.
Our Core Values
We are a young and energetic company and have adopted a bespoke service offering that sets us apart from competitors and allows us to constantly innovate and grow.
The following core beliefs make us who we are.
Orange represents the warmth of relationships. At Etude we believe that all business evolves around people. These are represented by the organisations employees, their beneficiaries and the clients they serve. We take a vested interest in the nature and needs of our clients by getting to know our clients through a one to one approach.
Blue is synonymous with water. Rivers, streams and oceans generate enormous energy, which feed industry. We hope to bring a new energy to our partnerships which will challenge the way our clients view the risk in their organisations and drive the change often necessary to address those risks.
Nothing in nature better represents harmony, tranquillity and the passage of time than mature green forests. Our goal for all our clients is that, through our engagement, they will come to a place of peace over their operations and that they will be secure in the knowledge that their risks are appropriately addressed and that their processes operate in harmony.