Board members

IChemE in Australia is controlled and managed by the board.

Professor Peter Ashman

Professor Peter Ashman

Chair

Professor Peter Ashman is Deputy Dean (Performance & Infrastructure) of the Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences and also a Professor in the School of Chemical Engineering.

Ms Allyson Woodford

Ms Allyson Woodford

Past Chair

Allyson is an experienced leader and line manager with more than 12 years in the Oil and Gas Industry.

Paul Taranto

Paul Taranto

Treasurer

Paul leads the Altona plant pressure management review and is also the Analyst at Esso Australia Natural gas department.

Dr Glen Corder

Dr Glen Corder

Technical Policy Director

Glen is a Principal Research Fellow at the Sustainable Minerals Institute at the University of Queensland, and has 30 years’ experience in the resources industries.

Ainslie Just

Ainslie Just

Qualifications

Ainslie is a chemical engineer with almost 40 years' experience in the chemicals industry and consulting. His experience covers risk and environmental assessment and management across a wide range of sectors.

James Shorthouse

James Shorthouse

Western Australia Representative

James is a Chartered (Professional) Engineer, Member of the Institute of Chemical Engineers (IChemE), Fellow of Engineers Australia (EA) and a Registered Professional Engineer Queensland.

Andrea Hosey

Andrea Hosey

Victoria Representative

Andrea has over 30 years’ experience in process design, project management and engineering leadership roles within a number of global contracting companies.

Dr Thomas Rainey

Dr Thomas Rainey

Queensland Representative

Tom is a Senior Lecturer at Queensland University of Technology. Tom conducts experimental and financial modelling research relating to the process engineering of biomass and filtration problems.

Kaitlyn McCrone

Kaitlyn McCrone

South Australia Representative

Kaitlyn is a operations supervisor with experience in the oil and gas, minerals processing and construction industries.

Heather Mendelsohn

Heather Mendelsohn

New South Wales Representative

Heather is currently working as a consultant engineer in the insurance industry focusing on property protection.

Alasdair Beveridge

Alasdair Beveridge

Committee Member

Alasdair is a highly experienced engineering team leader with over ten years in the oil sector. He is the Queensland representative on the Board of IChemE in Australia and the Chair of the Joint Chemical Engineering Committee.