Trish Kerin


Trish Kerin

Process Safety Leader

Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE)

Trish Kerin is an award winning international thought leader in process safety and the inaugural director of the IChemE Safety Centre (ISC). She leads a team who help organisations share and learn in process safety.
Leveraging off years of engineering background and varied leadership experience she helps organisations improve their process safety outcomes.

Trish has represented industry on many government committees related to process safety, and has sat on the board of the Australian National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority (NOPSEMA) and is currently on the Mary Kay O'Connor Process Safety Center (MKOPSC) steering committee in Texas.

Trish is a Chartered Engineer, registered Professional Process Safety Engineer, Fellow of IChemE and Fellow of Engineers Australia. Trish holds a diploma in OHS, is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD) and holds a Master of Leadership from Deakin University. In 2015 Trish received the John A. Brodie Medal from Engineers Australia for her paper on Process Safety Competency at the Asia Pacific Congress of Chemical Engineering and in 2018 received the Trevor Kletz Merit Award from the MKOPSC for her work in process safety internationally.