Andrea le Sueur is a certified forensic document examiner CFDE® and handwriting expert based in Hout Bay, Cape Town. She is certified by the Scientific Association of Forensic Examiners (SAFE®) (USA). Holding a BA degree from UNISA, further professional studies included the Training Course in Questioned Handwriting and Document Examination (Reed Hayes CDE), Hawaii.
As a certified forensic document examiner CFDE® she is qualified to examine questioned documents in order to provide an opinion on the authenticity of signatures and the authorship of handwriting. International standards of forensic examination are applied to South African cases involving all types of document fraud. Since 2014, she has gained considerable experience in the investigation of South African cases of disputed wills, contract fraud, sick note fraud and cases requiring authorship identification. Practitioners of this profession are also known as Handwriting Experts, Forensic Graphologists, Forensic Handwriting Analysts or Questioned Document Examiners (QDE’s.)
- Certified member of the Scientific Association of Forensic Examiners (SAFE®), USA
- Cape Chamber of Commerce and Industry
- Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, South Africa (ACFESA)
- American Handwriting Analysis Foundation (AHAF)