Established 1894

The Wallaby Club .Inc

Biographical entry French, Alan

chemist and occupational health expert


Dr Alan French joined the Wallaby Club in 2011. He received a PhD in Chemistry from the University of London and had a career in the chemical, oil, mineral and pharmaceutical industries. He was elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry and the Royal Australian Chemical Institute where he became a Board Member and active committee member. Following various roles at ICI Australia, ranging from R & D to occupational health, Alan developed an on-line chemical management system for BHP; Health Safety & Environment Manager for CSL; Health Manager for WMC and State Manager for the RACI in Victoria. He won the TG Crane Award for Safety in the Chemical Industry (1985) and the RACI-ICI Challenge for Innovation and Entrepreneurial Excellence (1989).



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Membership - Wallaby Club

Prepared by: Gavan McCarthy

A Private Club

The Wallaby Club is a Melbourne-based walking club established in 1894 with a strong bias towards good fellowship, talking and an appreciation of both the natural and built environments. Membership is strictly limited and is by invitation only.

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