Alan Rossiter is President of Rossiter & Associates, an industrial process improvement consulting company working primarily in the field of energy efficiency. In addition to consulting projects for companies such as ExxonMobil, ConocoPhillips and Sasol, Alan provides training courses in pinch analysis and energy management. He also runs courses in communication skills, engineering ethics and professional excellence, and was the 2010 Chair of the South Texas Section of the AIChE.
Dr. Rossiter was born and raised in Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe), and received his B.A., M.Eng. and Ph.D., all in chemical engineering, from the University of Cambridge, England. He has more than 30 years of process engineering and management experience and more than 60 publications, including the books Waste Minimization through Process Design (McGraw-Hill, 1995) and Professional Excellence: Beyond Technical Competence (AIChE-Wiley, 2008). He also wrote the ‘Energy Management’ article in the Kirk-Othmer Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology, 5th Edition (John Wiley & Sons, 2005).