Board members

Danielle Lind-Corkill

Danielle Lind-Corkill

Chair

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

Dr Rebecca Macdonald

Dr Rebecca Macdonald

Outgoing Chair

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

Mr Greig Wilson

Mr Greig Wilson

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.

Dr Ken Morison

Dr Ken Morison

Board Member

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

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.

David Pearce

David Pearce

Board Member

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

Lisa Julian

Lisa Julian

Board Member/Northland Representative

Lisa is a Refinery Scheduler based in Marsden Point. She has six years of experience in the fuels industry and has worked in a range of technical roles including biofuels production, oil refining, and process design.

Gabriela Campos Balzat

Gabriela Campos Balzat

Board Member/Auckland Representative

Peter Kovalsky

Peter Kovalsky

Board member/ Waikato BOP representative

Peter completed his PhD in Chemical Engineering at the University of New South Wales in 2008. He is a Senior Lecturer at University of Waikato, where he leads a research team closely aligned with continuing his pursuit of addressing UN Sustainability Development Goal 6.

Marc Ramos

Marc Ramos

Board Member/Taranaki Representative

Marc is the Senior Process and Production Optimisation Engineer for Beach Energy's New Zealand operations. Marc has years of experience in the upstream, midstream, and downstream oil and gas industry working in South East Asia, the Middle East, and Oceania.

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.

Margaret Bertrand

Margaret Bertrand

Board Member/Wellington Representative

Meg has a degree in Chemical Engineering from Canada and relocated to New Zealand 10 years ago. She has more than 15 years experience in the oil and gas industry, in both the Refining business in Canada and the Exploration business in New Zealand.

Josh Thorpe

Josh Thorpe

Board Member/Upper South Island Representative

Josh is a Senior Process Engineer at DETA Consulting based in Christchurch, and has experience from a wide range of process and project engineering roles.

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.

Rino Joshua Atienza

Rino Joshua Atienza

Youth Representative

Rino is a process engineer for Beca’s Industrial team based in Tauranga. He graduated in 2020 with a chemical and process engineering degree with a minor in renewable energy technologies.