Mr Russell Scott

Mr Russell Scott has enjoyed a distinguished career in the engineering services industry following a career start in the petrochemical industry.

Recently, Mr Scott retired as Chairman of ThyssenKrupp Industrial Solutions (Australia) following several years as Chief Executive Officer of ThyssenKrupp Uhde’s global Oil and Gas Business, based in London. Prior to that appointment, Mr Scott was Managing Director of Uhde Shedden Australia headquartered in Melbourne and Managing Director of Uhde Asia Pacific with responsibility for all the Uhde companies operating in the Asia Pacific region out of offices in Australia, Thailand, China and Mexico.

Mr Scott holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Chemical) degree from Monash University and is a Fellow of the Institution of Engineers Australia (EA), a Fellow of the Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) and a Fellow of the Royal Australian Chemical Institute (RACI).

Mr Scott was Chair of the IChemE in Australia Board in 2008 and was elected international President of IChemE in May 2012 having served on Council as Vice-President International for several years. He is currently immediate Past President of the Asian Pacific Confederation of Chemical Engineering and is a member of the World Chemical Engineering Council.

In 2011 Mr Scott received the Fluor Award of Excellence in Chemical Engineering for exceptional achievement in Management and Leadership and in 2013 was voted the Alumni of the year by Monash University’s Engineering Faculty. In 2016 Mr Scott was awarded the Chemeca Medal, the most prestigious award in the chemical engineering profession in Australia and New Zealand.