Our People

Luke Hards – President (USA and South Africa)
Technical Manager – Photometry, Anemometry, Acoustics, Mass Flow, Pressure, Temperature, Humidity and Chemical laboratories. Responsible for all technical aspects of the laboratories, including research and development to satisfy existing and future client requirements.
He actively participates in various aspects of Standards, Quality, Accreditation and Metrology on an international level. Holding a National Diploma in Electrical Engineering, his metrology experience extends from laboratories in the private sector to the National Metrology Institute in South Africa. His expertise, over the past 30 years, includes -Establishing Quality Management Systems to ISO 17025:2005, from implementation to accreditation.
Design and development of Measurement Systems Internal auditing – ISO 17025:2005.
Organising and implementing Proficiency Testing Schemes.
Lead Assessor and Technical Assessor / Expert– Actively involved in assessments (ISO 17025:2005) within USA, Africa, Middle and Far East for various ILAC recognized Accreditation Bodies internationally.
Published and presented papers at conferences and workshops.
Develops and presents Measurement Science Training Courses.
Actively participates at Specialist Technical Committees internationally.
Received awards for contributions to Metrology and Accreditation in South Africa.
luke@technologysolutions.co.za / luke@ascl.us

Yvette Volschenk – Technical Manager – Anemometry, Mass Flow, Humidity & Temperature (South Africa). Responsible for all technical aspects of the laboratories, including research and development to satisfy existing and future client requirements. Consults with clients to establish Quality Management Systems to ISO 17025:2005. Internal auditing – ISO 17025:2005. Organising and implementing Proficiency Testing Schemes. Technical Assessor– Actively involved in assessments (ISO 17025:2005) within South Africa. Published and presented papers at conferences and workshops. Develops and presents Measurement Science Training Courses in South Africa. Actively participates at Specialist Technical Committees in South Africa.
yvette@technologysolutions.co.za

Torsten Appenroth – Technical Manager – Photometry (South Africa). Responsible for all technical aspects of the laboratories, including research and development to satisfy existing and future client requirements.
Having vast experience in the design and development of specialist test and measurement systems at the National Metrology Institute of South Africa, Torsten has developed and designed the Goldilux range of Photometers and Phototherapy meters, manufactured in South Africa.  Extending from Lightmeters to UV-A, UV-B, UV-C and Bilirubin meters, Goldilux is South Africa’s most sought after Photometer. His expertise includes – Designing and customising test and measurement systems to client needs. Actively participates at Specialist Technical Committees in South Africa.
torsten@technologysolutions.co.za

Pieter Botha – Metrologist  (South Africa). Pieter has received specialist training over the last number of years  to develop his technical competence.  His skills include calibration, adjustment and repair of Photometry, Radiometery, Anemometry, Pressure, Humidity and Temperature related test equipment. pieter@technologysolutions.co.za

Enrico Terblanche – Metrologist – (South Africa). Enrico has received specialist training over the last number of years to develop his technical competence in the fields of Photometry, Radiometery, Anemometry, Acoustics, Pressure and Temperature.  enrico@technologysolutions.co.za

Visser Oosthuizen Metrologist in training – Photometry, Anemometry, Chemistry, Acoustics, Pressure and Temperature (South Africa).  Visser is currently in training to develop his technical competence in the fields of Photometry, Anemometry, Chemistry, Acoustics, Pressure and Temperature.  visser@technologysolutions.co.za

Brenda Simelink – Administrator and Account co-ordination. (South Africa). Brenda is responsible for all client liasion, quotations, queries and accounting matters. Her expertise will assist you in obtaining professional service. brenda@technologysolutions.co.za

Chante Henderson – Administration Clerk (South Africa). Chante is responsible for client liasion, including invoicing and submission of calibration certificates to clients.  Her expertise will assist you in obtaining professional service.  chante@technologysolutions.co.za

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