The role of the state group committee is to be the ambassadors of IChemE at a local level and assist in the delivery of the Institution’s mission, through events, technical meetings, networking, professional development and promotion of the chemical and process engineering profession.
Key committee member contacts
A self motivated leader with proven experience in engineering, operations, maintenance and project management for more than 19 years, in the Australia and Asia Pacific region, in petrochemicals, oil refining, oil and gas and infrastructure sectors.
Ewan is a Chartered Chemical Engineer with 14+ years of experience. He works for Wood as a key member of their Australia East process engineering team, supporting clients predominantly in the oil and gas and municipal water treatment sectors.
Engineers Australia Chair
Bob is a senior process engineer with experience in the oil and gas industry, both upstream and downstream.
Chemical College Board Liaison
Keith is an experienced engineering manager, project manager and lead process engineer with 30 years experience in the downstream oil industry and biofuels.
Hamish is a student of chemical engineering and business at QUT and is also president of the QUT student chapter of the society of petroleum engineers.
Engineers Australia National Taskforce Liaison
Thiago is a young graduate chemical engineer passionate about brewing industries and the development of innovative solutions in bio-industries.
University of Queensland Staff Representative, IChemE Learned Society Liaison
Dr Hong Peng is now Advance Qld Industry Research Fellow(Mid-career) after being an Amplify Fellow and Advance Queensland Research Fellow at School of Chemical Engineering at the University of Queensland (UQ).
Dr Tom Rainey
QUT Staff Representative
Tom conducts experimental and financial modelling research relating to the process engineering of biomass and filtration problems.
Dhruv is currently completing a Bachelor of Chemical Engineering at UQ, with an interest in the energy and resources sector.
Brad has developed an expert understanding of the energy, resource and infrastructure sectors that enables him to drive genuine results, building and sustaining strong relationships with partners, suppliers, local and international energy customers.
Jessica is a Facilities Lead QLD & NSW at BP Australia.
University of Queensland ChESS Representative
Kathleen is completing an integrated Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)/Master of Engineering degree at The University of Queensland. Kathleen has recently been elected as the 2023 UQ Chemical Engineering Student Society President and is looking forward to her fourth year as a UQ Women in Engineering Student Leader.
Greta is an Asset Management and Performance consultant at Aurecon. Previous to this she worked as an Environmental Project Manager at Resource Strategies. Greta completed her Batchelor of Chemical Engineering /Batchelor of Arts at both the University of Queensland and University College Dublin.
Mitchell is a part of a process safety consultancy who work with companies to close their process safety gaps.
Queensland University of Technology CEC Representative
Cody is an Intern Production Engineer at Senex Energy. He is currently completing his Batchelor's degree in Engineering/Science at Queensland University of Technology.
Ha is in her fourth year of graduating as a chemical and process engineer at the Queensland University of Technology (QUT).