Board members

Meng Wai Woo

Meng Wai Woo

Chair

Wai is an associate professor in chemical and materials engineering at the University of Auckland. His focus in on food process engineering.

Danielle Lind-Corkill

Danielle Lind-Corkill

Outgoing Chair

Danielle is a chemical and process engineering graduate from the University of Canterbury and has over 20 years’ experience supporting New Zealand industries.

Greig Wilson

Greig Wilson

Honorary Treasurer

Greig is a chemical and process engineering graduate from the University of Canterbury. He has more than 20 years’ experience managing projects and client relationships across a diverse range of sectors.

Jenny Culliford

Jenny Culliford

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.

Nicola Brown

Nicola Brown

Board Member/Lower North Island Representative

Nicola is a senior lecturer who teaches engineering and food technology students at Massey University.

Penny Dray

Penny Dray

Board Member/Youth Representative

Penny studied chemical and process engineering at the University of Canterbury and is now based in Auckland working as an industrial process engineer for Beca.

Sinemobong Essien

Sinemobong Essien

Board Member/Lower North Island Regional Representative

Sinemobong is a research engineer at Fonterra Research and Development Centre.

Chanelle Gavin

Chanelle Gavin

Board Member/Waikato Representative

Chanelle is an engineering lecturer for the University of Waikato who teaches across both the Hamilton and Tauranga campuses.

Vladimir Kavrakovski

Vladimir Kavrakovski

Board Member/Auckland Representative

Vladimir is a chemical and materials engineering graduate from the University of Auckland and is currently a senior process engineer at Beca.

John McAndrew

John McAndrew

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.

Graham McCarrison

Graham McCarrison

Board Member/Northland Representative

Graham is a Chartered Chemical Engineer with over 15 years’ experience across the oil and dairy industries.

Ken Morison

Ken Morison

Board Member

Ken has a bachelor of engineering (honours) (University of Canterbury), and his core focus is dairy and food process design.

Kyle Nicol

Kyle Nicol

Board member/Wellington Representative

Kyle is a project and process engineer. He is a chartered engineer with over thirteen years of professional work experience and a degree in process engineering from the University of Leeds.

David Pearce

David Pearce

Board Member

David is a member of Fonterra’s Process Technology Improvement team and is based in Christchurch.