Board members

Dr Rebecca Macdonald CEng FIChemE

Dr Rebecca Macdonald CEng FIChemE

Chair

Becky is a wastewater treatment specialist with a particular interest in emerging contaminants and process safety. Read more >>

Dr Ken Morison FIChemE

Dr Ken Morison FIChemE

Outgoing Chair

Ken has a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (University of Canterbury). And his core focus is dairy and food process design. Read more >>

Mr Greig Wilson CEng FIChemE

Mr Greig Wilson CEng FIChemE

Honorary Treasurer

Greig is a business development manager for DETA Consulting based in Wellington. DETA Consulting is a specialist New Zealand owned optimisation and delivery consultancy. Read more >>

Mrs Jenny Culliford CEng FIChemE

Mrs Jenny Culliford CEng FIChemE

Board Member

A chemical engineering graduate from the University of Canterbury, Jenny has over 40 years experience as a consulting engineer working in New Zealand and internationally. Read more >>

Dr David Pearce CEng FIChemE

Dr David Pearce CEng FIChemE

Board Member

David is a team manager at Fonterra’s Research and Development Centre in Palmerston North. Read more >>

Peter Gostomski CEng FIChemE

Peter Gostomski CEng FIChemE

Board Member/Upper South Island Representative

Peter has a Bachelor of Science (Pennsylvania State University). His research interests lay in bioprocess engineering. Read more >>

Lauren Landers AMIChemE

Lauren Landers AMIChemE

Board Member/Northland Representative

Lauren is currently a Process Safety Engineer at Refining NZ based in Marsden Point and has worked there since 2016. Read more >>

Dr Irina Boiarkina AMIChemE

Dr Irina Boiarkina AMIChemE

Board Member/Auckland Representative

Irina currently works as a process engineer at Fonterra, with a focus on modelling, optimisation and process analysis. Read more >>

Grace Waters AMIChemE

Grace Waters AMIChemE

Board Member/Waikato/Bay of Plenty Representative

Grace completed her degree in Biological and Chemical Engineering at the University of Waikato, leading to a career in the food and dairy industry with PDV Consultants. Read more >>

Michael Hopper AMIChemE

Michael Hopper AMIChemE

Board Member/Taranaki Representative

Mike is a Technical Safety Engineer for Shell Taranaki Ltd based in New Plymouth. Read more >>

John McAndrew CEng MIChemE

John McAndrew CEng MIChemE

Board Member/Lower South Island Representative

John is a chartered chemical engineer with over 15 years’ experience primarily in the water and wastewater sector. He works for global engineering consultancy Stantec and is based in Dunedin. Read more >>

Louise Maguire AMIChemE

Louise Maguire AMIChemE

Board Member/Youth Representative

Louise is a Process Engineer at WorleyParsons and is based in the Christchurch Office. Read more >>

Mr Kyle Nicol AMIChemE

Mr Kyle Nicol AMIChemE

Board Member/Wellington Representative

Kyle is a Project Engineer with Worley based in Wellington, and a Future Energy Leader with the IChemE Energy Centre.