Pieter van Aswegen
Founder and Operations Director
Pieter, our Operations Director has almost 25 years’ experience in developing and managing IT systems. A student of the University of the Free State in South Africa, Pieter initially lectured on IT at a number of colleges then moved into industry. He has provided IT expertise for organisations including Scottish Power, E-On and Aegon and helped set up a specialist IT Security firm with which he focused on network security and disaster recovery.
Pieter also has extensive experience of running a family business, through working with his wife to establish Buchan Estate, an award-winning guest house complex in Cape Town. Taking a lead on IT for Buchan Estate, Pieter developed specialist expertise and ultimately mentored other tourism ventures on their IT requirements, wireless networks and security protocols.
In 2009, Pieter became an independent IT consultant in Perth, Scotland and ever since has been supporting small and medium sized enterprises across the full spectrum of IT requirements, including hardware and software provision, installation, security (including firewalls, anti-virus, disaster recovery and business continuity), network design and implementation, web design and hosting, cloud services and bespoke software design.
A busy father of three, Pieter still makes the most of his precious spare time, including keeping fit, volunteering as a Scout Leader, playing squash and camping in the great outdoors.
The Malting House Design Studio
Website design and social media
Established in Dundee in 2003, we are an award-winning design, communications and marketing agency specialising in helping ambitious businesses meet their goals.
A recent move into the new Creative Exchange allows us to work closely with our Perth-based clients.
We work with a wide range of fascinating clients including high tech start-ups, professional services providers, hospitality and tourism businesses. We deliver unique and creative solutions on schedule and within budget and we value building strong and lasting working relationships with our clients.
The Malting House Design Studio team:
Founder and Creative Director
Wendy is a prize-winning honours graduate of Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art. A creative thinker with a commitment to excellence, she has championed the benefits of good design throughout her 25 year career.
With creative flair and an eye for detail, Debbie is a seasoned sales and marketing specialist with over 20 years’ valuable commercial experience gained in both corporate and SME sectors in the UK and overseas.
A highly experienced communications professional having worked for over 20 years with a FTSE 100 company, Jennifer has a passion for communicating complex messages in a simple, accessible way.