Webinar: First Steps into the Industry Session 4: Consulting - A Lucrative Career?

Webinar: First Steps into the Industry Session 4: Consulting - A Lucrative Career?
  • Date From 21st October 2023
  • Date To 21st October 2023
  • Price Free of charge, open to all.
  • Location Online: 10.00 MYT. Duration: 2 hours.


The First Steps into the Industry is a career mentoring series to help internship seekers, final year students and graduates explore career pathways in the post-pandemic energy industry. Session 4, hosted by University of Malaya IChemE Student Chapter, focuses on debunking various myths in the consulting industry.

The forum features three young engineers, coming from several different consulting firms operating in the oil & gas, chemicals and energy space. Speakers will introduce how the potential career pathways look like, provide career advice and guidance, and tips & tricks on getting a role in their respective industries.

The First Steps series is student-driven. Students and early career engineers are encouraged to ask questions and network with the speakers.


Andrew Goh Shih Hui, Senior Analyst, NexantECA

Andrew holds an MEng in Mechanical Engineering from Imperial College London and has 5 years of experience at PETRONAS's methanol plant in Labuan. His expertise lies in asset integrity, turnaround operations, and inspection, and he is a certified American Petroleum Institute (API) pressure vessel inspector with proficiency in process plant equipment analysis. Subsequently, Andrew transitioned into the consulting field, where he currently serves as a Senior Analyst at NexantECA. At NexantECA, he addresses business challenges for clients across the chemicals, petrochemicals, oil and gas, and energy sectors.

Lai Jie Ying, Engineering Consultant, GE Vernova

As a former O&G consultant, Jie Ying has extensive expertise in Flow Assurance and has spearheaded a multitude of improvement projects worldwide. Presently, Jie Ying is enrolled in the Commercial Leadership Programme with General Electric (GE), with a focus on Grid Renewables & Solutions. In her current position, she is responsible for analyzing Trendlines and contributing to the strategic planning of the APAC region.

Lai Yong Lin, Technical Risk & Safety Consultant, ERM

Yong Lin is currently a Technical Risk and Safety Consultant at Environmental Resources Management. She specialises in conducting Formal Safety Assessments (FSAs) as part of the Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) Case development for major oil and gas companies. With a chemical engineering background, she is also passionate about data analytics and continuously identifying gaps and improving the data-based approach from risk perspective in supporting clients' decision making process.

The material presented in this webinar has not been peer-reviewed. Any opinions are the presenters' own and do not necessarily represent those of IChemE or the NECC Malaysia. The information is given in good faith but without any liability on the part of IChemE.


10.00–12.00 MYT.


The presentation will be delivered via Microsoft Teams. We recommend downloading the app from the Microsoft website, rather than using the web portal. You are advised to join the webinar at least ten minutes before the scheduled start time, to allow for your computer to connect.

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