Liezel began her professional journey as an administration officer at the University of the Free State in 2009. She completed her Bachelor's degree in Management Leadership at the University of the Free State Business School: Centre for Business Dynamics in 2016.
In 2017, Liezel joined Stellenbosch University as a copyright and short course administrator. Her primary focus was on mastering the governance of short courses and information systems management. She further expanded her knowledge by completing her PGDip in Knowledge and Information Systems Management (KISM) at Stellenbosch University.
Liezel is refining her expertise in the areas of policy-writing, monitoring and evaluating, compliance with policies and ensuring that the university's operations are aligned with regulatory requirements, while broadening her knowledge in the areas of continued and professional education and the good practice for quality management and principles of short courses.
Outside of work, Liezel enjoys spending time in her garden, walking her dogs, and exploring nature.