GHD is new Bronze Corporate Partner

Article by Helen Tunnicliffe

L to R: Marie Hart, GHD associate director, Maria Audi-Plaza, GHD senior process engineer, Ian Walker, GHD associate director, Andy Furlong, IChemE director of communications, Tom Wiggins, GHD process engineer

PROFESSIONAL services company GHD has been awarded Bronze Corporate Partner status by IChemE.

GHD’s associate director Ian Walker accepted the award on behalf of the company at a presentation at GHD’s headquarters in Chester.

The company operates in industries including water, energy and resources, environment, property and buildings, and transport providing everything from design services to project management. It was established in 1928, and employs more than 9,000 people in more than 200 offices across five continents and the Pacific region.

Bronze Corporate Partnership recognises GHD’s commitment to its chemical engineers, including an IChemE Accredited Company Training Scheme (ACTS) for its graduates and paying IChemE membership fees for eligible employees.

"At GHD, we are committed to providing training and development for all employees, this is critical to the recruitment and retention of qualified engineers that will make a difference to our future. Achieving Chartered Engineer status is the benchmark for chemical engineers at GHD, it’s therefore an honour to have our commitment to supporting and training our young professionals recognised by IChemE,” said Walker.

GHD joins 17 other Bronze Corporate Partners including Tarmac, Jacobs Douwe Egberts, Aker Solutions, DNV GL and PM Group.

Article by Helen Tunnicliffe

Senior reporter, The Chemical Engineer

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