Engineering Frontiers - A conversation with Colin Beckett
15 October 2014
Duxton Hotel - Ballroom
1 St Georges Terrace
Engineers Australia Centre for Engineering Leadership and Management WA is offering a series of exclusive events entitled Engineering Frontiers – Conversations with engineering leaders.
The third event of the series will feature guest speaker Colin Beckett FIEAust, General Manager of the Greater Gorgon Area for Chevron Australia.
Engineering Frontiers is aimed at offering development opportunities for emerging and current engineering leaders. The events will also provide the opportunity for an informal discussion with our keynote speaker.
This event is also a fantastic networking opportunity, with canapés and drinks being served prior to the seated discussion.
Please note that this interview will be recorded.
ABOUT THE SPEAKER
Colin Beckett is the General Manager of the Greater Gorgon Area for Chevron Australia located in Perth, Western Australia. Colin’s asset management accountabilities include the A$52 billion Gorgon Foundation Project, and the Gorgon Expansion Project. In this role, he has led the Gorgon Project through to Final Investment Decision in 2009 and through the first four years of its execution.
Colin has more than 35 years’ experience in the upstream oil and gas industry.
Colin joined Chevron Australia in 2000 as strategic planning manager. He became General Manager Technical Services in 2001. In September 2002, Colin assumed the position of General Manager Venture Gas and was accountable for non-operated assets, new ventures and business development.
Colin has a Master's Degree in Engineering from the University of Cambridge, United Kingdom and is Chancellor of Curtin University in Western Australia. He previously served on the Board of the Australian Petroleum Production & Exploration Association (APPEA) and the WA Technology and Industry Advisory Council. Additionally, Colin is a member of the Scitech Board.
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