School of Accounting, Economics and Finance

Mr Leo Deodutt

Senior Lecturer
Telephone: +27 31 260 7074
Email deoduttj@ukzn.ac.za
Campus: Westville
Building & Room: J Block 2nd Floor, Room 08

Biography:

I have been teaching in the discipline of Accounting for the past 20 years and served the University in many different capacities. I am currently reading for my Doctoral degree in Business Administration and have been an active member of the UKZN Pension and Provident Funds, whereby I serve as Chairman of the Investment sub-committee and Chairman of the Provident Fund Board of Trustees. Investments and Portfolio management and retirement planning are a passion.

Academic Qualifications

  • BAcc (UDW)
  • MCom (Taxation), UDW

Research Interests

  • Financial Planning
  • Integrated Reporting
  • Multiple Directorships – Board networks
  • Doctoral education

Recent Publications

  • Exploring Adequate Retirement Funding in South Africa: A KwaZulu-Natal Financial Planner’s View (Rathnasamy S, Deodutt J)
  • Do demographic subgroups and education levels of Financial Planners create a difference of opinion when developing a retirement plan in South Africa (Rathnasamy S, Deodutt J)
  • Legal theory of finance: Evidence from global financial networks (Sarpong KP, Deodutt J)