Vas has over 14 years experience in process plant operation and optimisation in Africa and Australia. Starting off his career in South Africa in the platinum sector, other site based metallurgical roles included Mauritanian Copper Mines and Mount Isa Mines.

After joining JKTech, Vas has specialised in comminution and flotation optimisation projects delivering value to clients across multiple commodities. This includes operational support, site surveys, data analysis, modelling and simulation studies. Vas is an expert user of JKSimMet, of which he also delivers training to clients worldwide.