London and South East Coast (UK)

Committee

If you are interested in one of the vacant roles posted below, or think you have another distinctive contribution to make, please get in touch. We try to fit roles to the volunteer, so each person feels comfortable with the level and type of commitment.

Pablo García-Triñanes

Pablo García-Triñanes

CHAIR

Dr Garcia-Trinanes is an Associate Professor in Chemical Engineering at the University of Greenwich. He has been instrumental in bringing the discipline of Chemical Engineering to Medway Campus.

Colin Tamsett, MIChemE

Colin Tamsett, MIChemE

Treasurer

Colin is a Principal Process Engineer for Johnson Matthey (JM) and is primarily involved with JM’s licensing activities (formerly known as Davy Process Technology).

Maria Papathanasiou

Maria Papathanasiou

Secretary

Elected 31/03/21. CV to follow.

Keith Hanson, FIChemE

Keith Hanson, FIChemE

Webmaster

Keith has worked for a process contractor, a joint-venture start-up, a multi-national oil company and a process automation company.

Neeraj Shah

Neeraj Shah

Mentor Coordinator

Bio to follow.

Wen Chen

Wen Chen

Start-up Company Co-ordinator

Dr Wenqian Chen has been a committee member of the London and South East Coast Member Group since 2020, responsible for organising start-up company events.

Elisabetta Negri

Elisabetta Negri

Committee Member, Newsletter Editor

Elisabetta Negri is a Design Manager in the environmental sector for global consultancy firms. She has extensive experience in managing contaminated land treatment plant ‘design and build’ operations.

Andrea Iliopoulou, AMIChemE

Andrea Iliopoulou, AMIChemE

Committee Member, Events Co-ordinator

Andrea has held roles in Engineering, Finance and Commercial, has cross-sector experience in upstream, midstream and downstream and cross-commodities exposure, mainly in the energy space.

Social Media Representative

Social Media Representative

Volunteer required. The role involves expanding our use of social media to increase member engagement and build a wider recognition of our work.

Meetings Co-ordinator

Meetings Co-ordinator

Volunteer required. The role involves the administration of our regular meetings in support of the Secretary - to ensure we have booked a venue every month, that our meetings get advertised on this website, that dial-in facilities are organised if necessary, that the agenda and minutes get captured and stored in our archive.

Membership Co-ordinator

Membership Co-ordinator

Volunteer required. The role involves the administration of our distribution list of active volunteers, to ensure all list users are up-to-date, and the effective "onboarding" of new members - to make sure all initial contacts are properly managed, with the key aim of increasing the number of active volunteers.

Outreach Co-ordinator

Outreach Co-ordinator

Volunteer required. The main committee provides support to careers events held by schools in our catchment area. We also provide OnCampus presentations to first-year undergraduates, to introduce them to the work of professional engineering institutions. This role helps us co-ordinate such activity and assists in matching volunteers to school and university initiatives.