Vice President, Engineering
Ivan has over twenty years of experience in engineering and project management, working in the USA, UK, Qatar and South Africa. Ivan’s experience spans the full project lifecycle from early development (R&D, conceptual development, FEED engineering) through to construction, commissioning, start-up, operational optimization and debottlenecking.
During his career Ivan has been involved in the successful commercialization of novel technologies in the hydrometallurgical, chemicals, gas-to-liquid (GTL), coal-to-liquid (CTL) and renewable fuels industries. Before joining Velocys in 2013, Ivan spent most of his career with Sasol in a variety of engineering and engineering management positions. Prior to Sasol, Ivan worked at the Council for Mineral Technology (Mintek).
Ivan holds a BSc and MSc in Chemical Engineering, as well as a Bachelor of Commerce majoring in risk management and economics.