The former has over two decades' experience as a mining professional and has served on the board of a number of resource companies in Canada, Australia and China.
Excellent addtion to board
He spent three years in investment banking with the Royal Bank of Canada in Australia until 2007 when he joined The Sentient Group, the private equity firm.
"We are pleased to welcome Pieter to the board of Tinka," said Dr Graham Carman, president and chief executive.
Pieter's extensive technical and capital markets experience is an excellent addition to the skill set of our board."
He also thanked Yanina Barila for her services as a director.
"She has been a valuable contributor to the Tinka board, and we wish her all the best in her current and future roles," he said.