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
Joint Chair, IChemE Chair
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 Chemical College Chair
Bhavisha is an experienced engineer with 16+ years in sugar milling, brewing, distilling, FMCG experience. Bhavisha has had roles in the brewery project management, process engineering and operations space.
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.
Events Coordinator, UQ Chemical Engineering Society
Dhruv is currently completing a Bachelor of Chemical Engineering at UQ, with an interest in the energy and resources sector.
Deputy Events Coordinator
Bob is a senior process engineer with experience in the oil and gas industry, both upstream and downstream.
QUT Chemical engineering club representative
Michelle is a student of chemical engineering and business at QUT and is also president of the QUT chemical process engineering club.
UQ staff representative
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, past Chair
Tom conducts experimental and financial modelling research relating to the process engineering of biomass and filtration problems.
Jessica is a facilities lead at BP Australia.
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.
Jo is a process engineer with over fourteen years’ detailed design experience on turnkey projects in water treatment, chemical installations, CSG (Coal Seam Gas) and coal processing.
William is a metallurgist at Glencore Technology.
Committee member, former Engineers Australia Chair
Keith is an experienced engineering manager, project manager and lead process engineer with 30 years experience in the downstream oil industry and biofuels.
Delene is a safety engineer who specialises in the technical area of risk engineering and has worked across all areas of industry to ensure assurance and compliance.
Tim specialises in development management, engineering management, risk management, concept development.
Andrew is a Senior Consultant at Turner & Townsend.
Thiago is a young graduate chemical engineer passionate about brewing industries and the development of innovative solutions in bio-industries.
Corinna is a student of chemical engineering at QUT and is also vice-president of the QUT chemical process engineering club.
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.