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TULELA TEAM

  • Stefan Engelbrecht
  • Stefan Engelbrecht – Managing Director

    Mr. Engelbrecht holds a Bachelor Degree in Industrial Engineering from Sheffield University and has almost 20 years metallurgical processing experience across a range of senior management and executive levels. Stefan has extensive operational experience relevant to key and prominent base metals within the Namibian industry.


    In his current capacity as group Managing Director for the Tulela Namibia entities – Tulela Processing Solutions, Tulela Mining & Construction, Tulela Drilling and Tulela Zambia Ltd – his field of responsibility extends beyond the day to day management of the various entities, but is also actively involved in the overall project management of several key Green Field Projects the group is actively involved in.

    • Thinus Loftie-Eaton
    • Thinus Loftie-Eaton - General Manager - Tulela Processing Solutions

      Mr. Loftie-Eaton is a registered Professional Accountant in Namibia and holds a Bachelors degree in Accounting and Auditing. He brings 30 years experience in Banking, Auditing, Logistics and Mining. During his Mining career he gained experience in commodities such as Lead, Zinc, Uranium as well as Copper.


      He has held senior positions in Finance, Supply Chain, Logistics as well as project management and business Transformation with Bidvest, Anglo American, Vedanta Resources, China General Nuclear Power Company and Dundee Precious Metals.

    • Etienne Roux – Technical Director – Tulela Processing Solutions

      Mr. Roux is a process engineer with a BSc Eng.Chem (1999) from University of Stellenbosch. He has 17 years’ experience in the process engineering and mining industry with exposure to copper, zinc, lead, antimony, titanium, lithium and gold processing in hydro-metallurgical and pyro-metallurgical plants where he filled technical, operational, management and project roles. He has previously worked at Goldfields Tsumeb (Namibia), Sasol (Germany), Anglo Research (South Africa) , Skorpion Zinc (Namibia) , Ahafo Gold (Ghana), Yanacocha Gold (Peru), Tecnicas Reunidas (Spain) and Horsehead Metal Products (USA)

    • Etienne Roux
    • Andre Alberts
    • Andre Alberts – Operations Director – Tulela Processing Solutions

      Mr. Alberts is a process engineer with more than 5 years of professional industrial experience in base metal hydrometallurgy. He has a bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Stellenbosch. Andre’s expertize are grounded in technical and production metallurgy in the copper and zinc industries. Andre previously worked at the Skorpion Zinc and Tschudi mines. He successfully fulfilled responsibilities in both technical and production roles in agitation leaching, heap leaching, SX and EW. His expertise extends to include, engineering design, project management and process plant commissioning.

    • Derick Louw – Engineering Director – Tulela Processing Solutions

      Mr. Louw is an experienced electrical engineer with a bachelor’s degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from the North-West University in Potchefstroom, South Africa. His experience includes that of a maintenance operational engineer in the energy intensive copper and zinc hydro-metallurgical processes including extensive project experience on both green and brown field projects. His professional experience extends from project feasibilities through to commissioning and operation. He has led several engineering improvement projects with industry leading successes on energy management.

    • Derick Louw
    • Martha Hatutale
    • Martha Hatutale – Process Engineer – Tulela Processing Solutions

      Ms. Hatutale is a Process Engineer at Tulela Processing Solutions. She obtained her BSc degree in Chemical Engineering from University of Cape Town in 2013. After graduating, she worked for Weatherly Mining Namibia at Tschudi Copper Mine, as a Process Engineer. She gained immense experience in copper heap leach, SX and EW process. Martha is a creative innovator and is always looking out for new ideas and technologies that will help improve the industry and the world.



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    • Jaques van der Merwe
    • Jacques van der Merwe – Senior Process Engineer- Tulela Processing Solutions

      Mr. van der Merwe is a project manager with a metallurgical engineering diploma from Pretoria Technicon (1984). He has more than 30 years experience in processing plants and has worked in the iron & steel, mineral sands, graphite and salt processing plants. He worked in the operational, technical, project and management roles. He worked at Iscor, Richards Bay Minerals, Keops Isis, CS Holdings, Hatch, SNC Lavalin, Langer Heinrich, Moma Sands, Gecko Namibia and Tulela Processing Solutions

    • Jaime van Wyk – Process Engineer – Tulela Processing Solutions

      Ms. van Wyk is a process engineer with a bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Stellenbosch (2016). Prior to joining the Tulela team, she worked as a metallurgist at QKR Navachab Gold Mine, gaining experience in Carbon-in-Pulp gold extraction and DMS. Jaime has fulfilled responsibilities in both the technical and production environment as well as successfully leading various improvement projects.

    • Martha Hatutale

      • Jaques van der Merwe
      • Philip Badenhorst – Senior Process Engineer- Tulela Processing Solutions

        Mr. Badenhorst is a process engineer with a Bachelor Degree in Hydro Metallurgy (2000) from Vaal University of Technology. He has 23 years’ experience in the process engineering and mining industry with exposure to gold, zinc, copper and uranium processing in hydro-metallurgical plants where he filled technical, operational, management and project roles. He has previously worked at Anglo Gold (South Africa), Skorpion Zinc (Namibia), Comlabs IT – Metallurgical systems (South Africa), Uranium One (South Africa) and Langer Heinrich Uranium (Namibia).

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