Eelco Lukas grew up in the Netherlands and is a civil engineer by training.After obtaining his Civil Engineering’s degree Eelco emigrated to South Africa and started working for the University of the Free State (UFS) where he qualified as a hydrogeologist.

He is the developer of the Windows Interpretation System for Hydrogeologists (WISH) and is currently the Director of the Institute for Groundwater Studies at the University of the Free State.