Chris Aspinall, CPEng

Principal Process Engineer
Chris is a Chartered Chemical (Process) Engineer approaching 14 years’ experience in the planning, design, commissioning, operation, optimisation and project delivery of water and wastewater treatment infrastructure. Chris has covered a diverse range of industry roles including client/consultant project manager, lead designer, design manager, peer reviewer, client, mentor, Engineer to Contract, project engineer and operational support. Safety and ethics have been a major personal focus for Chris across all these roles. Chris has actively contributed to the successful delivery of critical water treatment infrastructure in Australia, New Zealand and internationally. Chris has been involved in a wide range of water treatment projects that have provided exposure to the vast majority of established and emerging water treatment technologies. Furthermore, Chris has experienced most of these technologies in operation, either in full scale or pilot applications. Having worked directly for major water utilities, Chris can closely empathise with the needs and requirements of client organisations and can effectively communicate with the full range of stakeholders.
  • Water treatment plant detailed process design and design review
  • Water treatment infrastructure master planning and optioneering
  • Water treatment plant commissioning
  • Brownfield upgrade operational risk mitigation
  • Pilot plants and water treatment technology assessment
  • Develop and implement water treatment project delivery and upgrade strategies
  • HAZOP and process control Software FAT
  • WTP operational review and optimisation
  • Drinking Water standards/guidelines knowledge and application