Ion and Ratcliffe awarded Honorary Fellowships

13th May 2009

Jim Ratcliffe, Chairman and Chief Executive of INEOS Ltd and Sue Ion, former group Director of Technology at British Nuclear Fuels have both been named Honorary Fellows of IChemE.

Ratcliffe and Ion were presented with their Fellowship certificates at the Institution’s 2009 AGM in London by new IChemE President, Ian Shott.

Ratcliffe received his Honorary Fellowship in recognition of his sustained leadership in building the INEOS Group. Ratcliffe was a chemical engineering graduate from Birmingham University, UK in 1974.

Ion was awarded Honorary Fellowship as reward for her outstanding contribution to the engineering profession and in particular, the nuclear sector.

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