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
Created: 5 July 2012
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.
Dates and details of annual walks from 1894.