Stefanie Liebenberg is a manager at the Financial Services Conduct Authority. She holds a degree in Education, Training and Development and a post-graduate diploma in Compliance Management (UJ). With 20 years’ experience she is a specialist in the education, training and development, specifically in the financial services sector. Since joining the FSCA in 2008 she has conducted extensive research in respect of local and international competency models and standards for financial advisors, and the outcomes of this research have assisted in the developing and refinement of the competency requirements over a period of 9 years, and she is passionate about promoting professional standard in the financial services industry.