The People

Dr Hans de Pater: Partner – General Manager – Consultant
Hans works primarily on rock mechanics-related projects and fully coupled rockmechanical reservoir simulation. Hans worked as a consultant to Pinnacle for several years prior to opening the Delft office in 1996. Hans also had a position at the Delft University of Technology until 2008, where he led an industry funded research consortium on hydraulic fracturing. Prior to this, he worked at the Shell Research Lab and the Soil Mechanics Laboratory. Hans authored numerous papers on fracturing and production.