The Board biographies
Professor Stef Simons, Professor of Energy Systems Engineering - Brunel University London
Stef Simons is Professor of Energy Systems Engineering and Dean of the College of Engineering, Design & Physical Sciences at Brunel University London.
Mark Apsey, Director - Ameresco Limited
Mark Apsey, MEng CEng FIChemE, is a Director at independent energy services company Ameresco in the UK.
David Lemon, David Lemon Consultants
David graduated with a Bachelor of Technology degree in Mechanical Engineering from Brunel University. His career took him to Lucas Industries, Ricardo Consulting Engineers and The Energy Saving Trust.
Edward Daniels, Executive Vice President - Commercial and New Business Development, Shell
Ed joined Shell in 1988 after graduating with a Master's degree in Chemical Engineering from Imperial College London.
Jane Cutler, Non-executive Director - Australian Maritime Safety Authority
Jane Cutler, FIChemE FAICD BE(Hons) MEnvSci MBA, is a Non-Executive Director of the Australian Maritime Safety Authority and is also the Inaugural Vice-Chair of IChemE Congress.
Kit Oung, Energy Savings Strategist - Efficien:ology
Kit is an energy and environmental management strategist. He has had a career spanning design, technical operations, management, consultancy, equipment supply, energy performance contracting and policy development.
Dr Mary Stewart, Chief Operating Officer & Executive Director - Energetics
Mary is currently the Chief Operating Officer of Energetics, Australia’s largest and oldest specialist energy and climate change consultancy. She is a director of Australia’s Energy Efficiency Council and a business and industry observer to the UNFCCC process.
Miles Seaman, Environmental Management Adviser - Independent
Miles has had a career spanning chemical plant operation and optimisation with ICI, safety and hazard analysis consultancy with his own company, the nuclear industry, and quality and environmental management systems certification. He co-founded and was the first Chair of the IChemE Sustainability Special Interest Group, and was Chair of the cross-institutional Engineering Forum for Energy.
Dr Niall Mac Dowell, Reader in Energy Systems - Imperial College London
Dr Niall Mac Dowell is a Reader in Energy Systems at Imperial College London and is a Fellow of the Institution of Chemical Engineers.
Toby Chancellor-Weale, Technology Manager for Natural Gas Processing - KBR
Toby Chancellor-Weale has a BEng (Hons) in Chemical Engineering from the University of Bradford and an MBA from Imperial College.
Wui Poh Yong, Independent Consultant
Wui Poh graduated with a BSc in Chemical Engineering. He is a Fellow of IChemE and, also a Board Member of IChemE Singapore. He leads the Energy SIG for IChemE Singapore.
Habiba Daggash, Doctoral Researcher in Energy Systems Transitions - Imperial College London
Future Energy Leaders Representative
Habiba is a Doctoral researcher in Energy Systems Transitions at Imperial College London. She holds Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Engineering Science from the University of Oxford.