Board of Trustees

Our Trustees are responsible for the strategic direction of IChemE. All top-level decisions are ratified by the Board. In addition, IChemE's annual budget and financial decisions are scrutinised and signed-off by the Trustees. Trustees have a joint responsibility to work together and drive the Institution forward.

 

 

Stephen Richardson

Stephen Richardson

President

Stephen Richardson has been working as a chemical engineer since 1975, mainly at Imperial College but with extensive industrial consultancy, and continues to have a rich and fulfilling career working as one after retirement from full-time paid employment. Read more >>

Ken Rivers

Ken Rivers

Past President

Ken Rivers has over 35 years experience of the international downstream oil industry with Shell. He has recently returned from New Zealand where he was CEO of Refining NZ. Read more >>

Iain Martin

Iain Martin

Honorary Treasurer

Iain Martin held a senior management role at Johnson Matthey PLC focusing on the effective development and commercialisation of new products from first inception through to commercial operation. He is now an independent consultant and Non-Executive Director. Read more >>

Jarka Glassey

Jarka Glassey

Vice President - Learned Society

Jarka Glassey is a Professor of Chemical Engineering Education at Newcastle University. She graduated from the Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava and, following her PhD studies at Newcastle University, she became a lecturer and then a reader at the School of Chemical Engineering and Advanced Materials at Newcastle University. Read more >>

Ainslie Just

Ainslie Just

Vice President - Qualifications

Ainslie has over 40 years' experience in the process industries and consulting, including in technical, operational, management, construction, commissioning and consulting roles. Read more >>

Tom White

Tom White

Vice President - Regions

Tom joined the IChemE in 1995 as an undergraduate then after graduation spent two years as a regional WhyNotChemEng champion before being elected as Chair of the London & South East Branch. Read more >>

Macsene Isles-Ahite

Macsene Isles-Ahite

Ordinary Member

Macsene actively supports the work being done by the IChemE's Qualifications Committee to optimise the membership applications processes. She has also had some success in promoting member engagement opportunities via Interface. Read more >>

Keith Plumb

Keith Plumb

Ordinary Member

Keith Plumb graduated from UMIST in 1974 with a BSc(1st) in Chemical Engineering and joined Lankro Chemicals. In 1979 he achieved chartered status and started a two-year MBA course at MBS. Read more >>

Mark Sutton

Mark Sutton

Ordinary Member

Mark has over 30 years of technical, commercial and senior management experience in the process industries, most recently as Business Development Director for Johnson Matthey. Read more >>

Wendy Wilson

Wendy Wilson

Ordinary Member

Wendy brings a combination of senior management, strategic leadership & project management skills from her career in the Oil and Gas Industry and is keen to help define and shape the improvements to the system and processes that are key to the IChemE's future aspirations. Read more >>

Jane Atkinson

Jane Atkinson

Chair, UK Board

Jane brings executive management and leadership skills from large multi-nationals with an aim to help create a sustainable and exciting institution. She is a passionate ambassador for engineering particularly focussing on young people and early career professionals. Read more >>

Peter Ashman

Peter Ashman

Chair, Board of IChemE in Australia