IChemE (Institution of Chemical Engineers) is the leading professional qualifying body for chemical, biochemical and process engineers.


Founded in 1922, IChemE advances chemical engineering's contribution worldwide for the benefit of society. We support the development of chemical engineering professionals and provide connections to a powerful network of over 33,000 members in more than 100 countries.


We are a multi-national institution with primary offices in the UK and Australia. Our members are found in a range of industry sectors, and at different stages of their careers, from students and graduates in training through to senior Fellows at the highest levels of leadership in business and academia.  


We support our members in applying their expertise and experience to make an influential contribution to solving major global challenges, and are the only organisation permitted to award Chartered Chemical Engineer status and Professional Process Safety Engineer registration. We are working towards ISO 9001 accreditation with the goal of achieving complete certification in 2022.