PIETER STROBOS – Business Director
Pieter is the Business Director for Process IQ. He completed his bachelor’s degree in metallurgical engineering and two post-graduate degrees in metallurgy and technology management at the University of Pretoria.
Pieter successfully started several companies in Australia including Process IQ. Pieter was also instrumental in the new joint venture between Process IQ and Orway Minerals Consultants, called Orway IQ. Since immigrating to Australia at the turn of the century, Pieter have introduced many new technologies in the mining industry. The latest of which is applying the Industrial Internet of things in innovative ways.
He is an active member of the AusIMM for the past 17 years and is on the committee for the AusIMM Metallurgical Society (MetSoc).
DANIEL VAN DER SPUY – Technical Director
Daniel’s career in the minerals and metallurgical industry started off at Mintek South Africa, where he was employed for over 10 years and filled the position of Principal Process Control Engineer. Daniel emigrated to Australia in 2006. After doing some contract work, he co-founded Process IQ in 2011, where he is the Technical Director overseeing all operations relating to the company including technical aspects while providing a world-class service to at all times.
Daniel is on the committee for the World Gold Conference.
ADRIAN PAINE – Business Development Manager
JAMES KO- Senior Solutions Architect
James has worked in multiple industry sectors and accumulated more than 18 years of experience in software technologies and solutions, including specialised applications in the minerals processing industry.
James focuses on establishing and evolving the Process IQ Industrial Internet-Of-Things (IIot) platform, integrating the solutions platform ubiquitously into the mining value chain and applying Artificial intelligence (AI) to optimise minerals processing plants.
ALEX ZHENG- Chemical Process Engineer
STUART NUTTALL – Process Technology Consultant
GERHARD STROBOS – Technical Manager
Over the past 10 years, Gerhard is actively involved in supporting Petra Institute which do capacity building for churches and NGO’s that work in Africa countries, refugee camps etc. Gerhard lives in Tanzania with his wife and newly born twins.
REINE KNOETZE- Senior APC Engineer
PAULA CAIRNS – PA/Marketing Project Manager
CATHERIN BOUWER – Accounts
Catherin obtained her National Diploma in Cost and Management Accounting in 2006 after successfully completing an Accounting internship at a CPA firm for 3 years between 2000 and 2003.