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Peter W. Smith

Associated Partner

E-mail: pwstech (at)
Tel. + 44 785 521 4805

Dual UK/Canadian

Professional Qualifications:
HND Applied Chemistry ( RIC)
Post Grad Diploma Chem. Eng ( London)
Fellow, Institution of Chemical Engineers,  F. I. Chem. E.
Chartered Engineer    C. Eng.
Professional Engineer, P. Eng. (Canada)

Higher National Diploma, Applied Chemistry, Royal Institute of Chemistry, London
Post Graduate Diploma in Chemical Engineering, London, England

Work Experience:

PWS Technology Ltd. British Columbia, Canada – President
Development and commercialization of new technology for food, essential oils, pulp and paper, oil-sands and nuclear industries.
Plant for refining of Tea Tree oil built for Australian client in UK.

Suncor Oil Sands Group, Alberta, Canada – Director, Technical Development
Direction of technical development work in the Suncor Oil Sands operations in N.Alberta, Canada, including major oil-sands mining, bitumen extraction, bitumen upgrading and utility facilities.
Media Training for presentations to press.

PWS Associates UK – Managing Partner
Development of process and construction of full scale plant for low/no alcohol wine products with AB Vin & Sprit, Stockholm..
Development of process into low alcohol wines, beers and spirits in Sweden, UK & Canada.

Inbucon Moody/Shenel Engineering Ltd UK Managing Director (SEL was sold to US base Inbucon Consulting Group)
Business development and project management consulting services to clients and projects in Norway, Sweden, Italy, Libya, Nigeria, Iraq , UK for offshore and onshore oil & gas projects, also auditing of major project in Iran..
Technology transfer to diversify major Swedish electronics company, with automation of gas industry in Qatar, UAE..

Bechtel International London, UK Business Development Executive
Business development of mainly oil & gas projects
Previously Project troubleshooter, copper mine/upgrader in Mauritania, W Africa, also at Chevron refinery project Feluy Belgium.

Canadian Bechtel, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada  - Project Engineer
Design and construction of oil-sands and gas projects

Dow Chemical of Canada – Process Engineer
Design of  ethylene and chlorine/caustic plants.

British Petroleum Co UK – Technical Services Dept
Engaged on co-op education program, trained as Industrial Chemist, then as chemical engineer. Wide experience in all refinery processes, laboratory work and plant operations. Specialist  in distillation troubleshooting

Key Qualifications:
Unusual combination of  technical and commercial capability.
Created own business in UK & Canada.
International record in business and technical development, technology transfer, proposals, contract negotiations, innovation and project management including development and marketing technology from concept to commercialization.
Technical and Business Development projects with a wide range of private sector and government clients in Canada, UK, USA, Norway, Sweden, Italy, USA.
Developed manual, materials and case studies based on own experience and providing training seminars and consulting
Training seminars on Entrepreneurship provided to Post Graduate students at University of Aston, UK.

Developed and owns US & Canadian patents
Work published by Argonne national Laboratory, Chicago, USA
Various papers including at World Congress of Chemical Engineering

Appointed a Fellow of the Institution of Chemical Engineers, also a registered Professional Engineer, BC Canada

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