Andrea Hosey reports on the latest IChemE member engagement survey, and finds out how we’re doing
AS REPORTED in The Chemical Engineer (958), IChemE’s Board of Trustees was keen to run another member engagement survey to ensure that alignment was being achieved against Strategy 2024 and that progress was continuing to be made against the improvement areas identified in the previous survey carried out in 2019.
This time, an external research company was selected to run one-on-one qualitative interviews with a small sample of members which were then followed by an all-member email survey. The question design reflected the areas covered by the 2019 survey with additional input from Trustees, Congress, key panel and committee members, and staff.
The email survey closed on 10 May, with over 2,800 respondents providing a statistically-credible response rate of 8.5%, almost double that of the 2019 survey, with a good sample size across all membership grades.
From the research results it is obvious that we must continue to work together to ensure that IChemE remains relevant in a rapidly-changing world. Specifically, members told us:
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