An All-Party Parliamentary Group


Letter from Andrew Jamieson OBE, Deputy President of IChemE

Members of the Parliamentary Group for Energy Studies

Dear All,

We at the Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) were delighted to be able to sponsor the recent Annual Dinner of PGES. Many thanks to those of you who were able to attend and make it such a success.

At the dinner, I announced that IChemE is soon to launch a new ‘Energy Centre’, to provide advice to decision-makers around the world on energy policy issues, from the perspective of the chemical engineering community. We are keen to ensure that the Centre, IChemE and indeed chemical engineers themselves contribute usefully in this space, and as such, it would be very helpful to get your thoughts on the following questions.

  • What is the biggest challenge that your area of work faces in developing or using secure, sustainable and affordable energy supplies?
  • What is the greatest opportunity you see in the energy space within the coming years?
  • How do you think a professional engineering community, like IChemE, can best contribute to policy discussions about energy issues?

Please email if you have any thoughts (however brief) about these questions, or if you would just like to stay in touch with the activities of the Centre.

Best wishes,

Andrew Jamieson

Deputy President, IChemE