Ten tips to become a chemical engineering consultant (Day 250)

ConsultingI am often amazed at the diversity of our small chemical engineering community and the numerous roles and positions we fill in the work place.

One important group of chemical engineers are consultants.

I recently logged in to listen to a very enlightening webinar organised by IChemE’s Consultancy Special Interest Group (SIG) called ‘Ask a Consultant’ which offered an insight into life as a chemical engineering consultant.

IChemE members Dr Andrew Campbell, Dr Martin Currie and David Hough gave the webinar and, from their comments, I have compiled a list of some of their tips on how to become a successful chemical engineering consultant. I’m sure there are many more, but here’s ten things to think about and get you started:

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