Dr Neill Renton

Dr Neill Renton
Dr Neill Renton
Dr Neill Renton

Ph.D M.Sc B.Eng (Hons) C.Eng C.Sc FIChemE

Honorary Senior Lecturer

Email Address
School of Engineering


Dr. Renton is a chartered Chemical Engineer with 28 years experience in various industrial, research and consultancy roles. Currently managing director of RCLD, Neill was a member of the leadership team at Genesis from 2011-2017. International research profile in the fields of process safety, materials science, and advanced probabilistic methods. Established track record of providing research leadership in both academic and industrial settings. Prior to joining Genesis, he was discipline head of Chemical Engineering at the University of Aberdeen from 2006-2011. Dr Renton is a Fellow of the Institution of Chemical Engineers, A Chartered Engineer and a Chartered Scientist.


  • B.Eng (Hons) Chemical Engineering 
    1994 - Heriot-Watt University 
  • M.Sc (Distinction) Safety & Reliability Engineering 
    2003 - University of Aberdeen 
  • Ph.D Engineering 
    2007 - University of Aberdeen 

    Time-variant reliability of super-duplex tubulars in HP-HT environments.

  • FIChemE Fellow 
    2014 - Institution of Chemical Engineers 
  • C.Eng Chartered Engineer 
    2001 - IChemE/EC 
  • C.Sci Chartered Scientist 
    2001 - Science Council 

External Memberships

Member of the IChemE's Education & Accreditation Forum assessing accredited degree programmes world-wide.

Member of the Heriot-Watt Chemical Engineering Industrial Advisory board.

Prizes and Awards

Royal Academy of Engineering - ExxonMobil Excellence in Teaching Award 2009.

Safety & Reliability Society - Best MSc Dissertation 2003.