- BEng (Chemical)
- BSc. (Hons)
- MBA and Pr Eng
Henk has a BEng. degree in Chemical Engineering, an MBA and a BSc. (Honours) degree in Applied Mining Science from the University of Pretoria, as well as a B Com. degree in Industrial and Organisational Psychology from the University of South Africa. He is registered as a Professional Engineer with the Engineering Council of South Africa.
Henk worked at Impala Platinum as a metallurgist and chemical engineer and at Sentrachem as a production manager. In 1997 Henk co-founded his first company and subsequent to various mergers became an executive director of the HWJ group of companies in the industrial sector involving transport, construction, manufacturing, imports and exports.
In 2001 Henk acquired an interest in a human resources company and fulfilled the roles of CFO and COO for the next 7 years, developing people for various industries from IT to mining and hospitality.
In 2008 Henk accepted a position as joint Managing Director of a technology group and successfully completed the implementation of his turnaround strategy 3 years later. In 2012 Henk and Casper co-founded the Boulder Group of Companies, with investments in chrome mining and beneficiation, diamonds and a filling station development project. Since founding the group, they explored and commissioned the De Groote Boom mine and designed, built and commissioned the Boulder Processing chrome beneficiation plant.
Henk is currently the Group COO of the Boulder Group of Companies and carries the Section 4.1 appointment at the group’s De Groote Boom mine.
Casper Van Wyk
- BCom. (Hons)
- MPhil. (CANTAB)
- CA (SA)
Casper obtained a BCom. (Accounting) degree, BCom. (Hons) degree and MCom. (Computer Auditing & Systems Development) degree from the University of Pretoria. In 1991 he passed the Board Examination to become a Chartered Accountant, following which he obtained an MPhil. (Finance) from the University of Cambridge, England. He furthered his studies in 2019 with technical qualifications in N3 (Electrical Engineering) and passed his Electrical Trade Test. He is currently studying for a Diploma in Electrical Engineering.
Casper did his articles with Coopers & Lybrand, after which he joined Genbel Securities Limited in 1994 where he worked, amongst others as an investment analyst. During 1998 Casper was the co-founder, director and shareholder of River Group, a boutique corporate advisory and corporate finance business focusing predominantly on the resources sector in Africa.
In 2012 Henk and Casper co-founded the Boulder Group of Companies, with investments in chrome mining and beneficiation, diamonds and a filling station development project. Since founding the group, they explored and commissioned the De Groote Boom mine and designed, built and commissioned the Boulder Processing chrome beneficiation plant.
Casper is currently the Group CEO of the Boulder Group of Companies and is the acting General Manager of Boulder Processing.