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geo-consulting executive , researcher

Willem Jacobus Smuts, South African geo-consulting executive, researcher. Certified professional earth scientist. Recipient Colours award University Port Elizabeth, 1984, Science and Technical award Geological Survey, 1993, Academy Colors award University Pretoria, 1998.


Smuts, Willem Jacobus was born on February 28, 1962 in Pretoria, South Africa.


Bachelor of Science, University Port Elizabeth, South Africa, 1983. Master of Science, University Port Elizabeth, South Africa, 1987. Doctor of Philosophy, University Pretoria, 1996.

Diploma, Elfin Permaculture, 1997.


Trainee geologist Texas Gulf, South Africa, 1982-1983. Research assistant Coastal Research, South Africa, 1985-1986. Geologist Geological Survey, South Africa, 1987-1990, assistant director South Africa, 1990-1994.

Managing director GENRES, South Africa, since 1994. Project manager Minerals and Energy Policy Centre, South Africa, 2000. Operations manager Southern Africa Landmark Graphics Corporation, since 2001.


  • Certified professional earth scientist.


Member Geological Society Pretoria (chairman 1989-1994), Peat Society (founding chairman since 1988), International Peat Society, African Geological Society, New York Academy of Sciences.


  • Other Interests

    Fly fishing, hunting, reading, wine appreciation, travel.