Why join IChemE?

Join 44,000 peers in 120 countries to share best practice, find out about new discoveries and change the world.

Personal prestige

Chartered Chemical Engineer, Professional Process Safety Engineer and EngTech registrations within chemical engineering are only available through IChemE and are recognisable worldwide. A Fellow of IChemE is someone who has reached the upper echelon of engineers in your field.

Better job prospects 

Membership of IChemE demonstrates your commitment to professional development, and professional qualifications like Chartered Chemical Engineer and Professional Process Safety Engineer make you much more employable (just look at the job adverts in tce magazine).

Higher salary

Our salary survey shows that Chartered Chemical Engineers earn more than their non-chartered colleagues, so gaining this exclusive professional qualification could mean a pay rise, or better opportunities and a higher salary in the future.

Be better informed about what's happening in your industry

Learn more about corporate takeovers and business developments that may impact your job or your company with tce, local seminars and IChemE’s RSS feeds. Join one of IChemE's Special Interest Groups, technical networking communities, free of charge.

Be a better engineer

Whether you read tce magazine, take advantage of discounted courses, conferences and journal subscriptions or attend/organise local seminars make sure you are well-informed of the latest research and developments in your field. This will make you a better engineer and, ultimately, more employable!

Meet new people

Moving to a new area can be daunting, but with approaching 40,000 peers worldwide you can get involved in local activities and build a base of contacts from Australia to Ireland and India to New Zealand.

Save money

Through IChemE's Advantage programme, members can access a range of partnerships to save money in both professional and private life. Find out more or log in to see the offers available in your region.


My IChemE

IChemE is a registered charity in England & Wales (214379), and a charity registered in Scotland (SC 039661).