PIETER STROBOS – Business Director
Pieter is the Business Director for Process IQ based in Perth, Australia. He completed his Bachelor and two Post-Graduate degrees in Metallurgy and Technology Management at the University of Pretoria.
During his studies in 1995, Pieter joined Mintek South Africa and progressed to Senior Engineer in the physical metallurgy division. He held various positions within the company, gaining an extensive wealth of experience and knowledge of metallurgical processes. With a wealth of the minerals processing industry knowledge behind him, Pieter emigrated to Perth in 2000. He was initially appointed as the agent for Mintek for Australia. In 2011 Pieter co-founded Process IQ with Daniel van der Spuy. The company has grown to a strong position in the field of advanced instrumentation and control and is expanding internationally with Pieter actively handling business development initiatives.
Pieter is an active member of the AusIMM for the past 17 years and is on the committe for the AusIMM Metallurgical Society (MetSoc). Pieter is also on the board of a number of other companies in the field of property development.
He has been married for 24 years, and lives in Perth with his wife and 4 daughters.
DANIEL VAN DER SPUY – Technical Director
Daniel obtained his Master of Science in Electrical Engineering (Control Systems) at Stanford University in 1999, having previously completed his Bachelor’s Degree in Electronics Engineering at the University of Pretoria.
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 Principle 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.
ADRIAN PAINE – Business Development Manager
TOM DODGSHUN – Instrumentation Engineer
Tom Dodgshun joined Process IQ in 2018. He has a strong background in instrumentation and control systems working as an Electrical and Instrumentation Technician in energy, mining and industrial sectors. He obtained an Advanced Diploma in Electrical & Instrumentation in 2014 prior to continuing his studies at Murdoch University.
STUART NUTTALL – Process Technology Consultant
Stuart studied Environmental Engineering at Murdoch University and was most recently partner and Principal Business Development of a Technology company based in Perth. Prior to this Stuart worked as a consultant for a mining recruitment company and developed an extensive network of contacts in the West Australian mining industry.
Stuart’s role as Process Technology Consultant combines his passion of mining, metallurgy, technology and business development.
GERHARD STROBOS – Technical Manager
As an Africa and International representative of Process IQ, Gerhard provides invaluable support to the mining industry in this region. In 2002, Gerhard gained his Masters Degree in Environmental Engineering Technology and holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Chemical) from the University of Pretoria, South Africa which he completed in 1997. Gerhard worked for the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research for 6 years on the commissioning of water treatment plants for industrial process water.
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.
PAULA JARVIS – PA/Marketing Project Manager
Paula joined Process IQ in July 2016 in a dual role capacity – PA to the directors and Marketing Project Manager.
Prior to emigrating to Australia from the UK with her family in 2013, Paula was employed in the UK by Rockwell Automation for 15 years. During this time, and after numerous positions, Paula completed her Professional Certificate with the Chartered Institute of Marketing in 2007. Paula held the position of Communications Specialist for 7 years, gaining a wealth of knowledge on the marketing of industrial automation, including mining, metals and process industries. It was at this time she emigrated to Perth with her family.
CATHERIN BOUWER – Accounts
Catherin joined Process IQ in 2013 and is responsible for the management of all financial and accounting aspects of the company related to forecasting, reporting, payment and scheduling.
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.