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Christopher Andrew Austin Higman

engineering executive

Christopher Andrew Austin Higman, Welsh, South African, German engineering executive. Chartered engineer Council Engineering Institutions, London, European engineer European Federation National Engineering Associations.

Background

Higman, Christopher Andrew Austin was born on November 30, 1944 in Llandrindod Wells, Wales. Arrived in Germany, 1974. Son of Bryan and Mary Ethelwyn (Tanner) Higman.

Education

Bachelor with honors, Queen's College, Oxford, England, 1966. Master of Science, University Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa, 1976.

Career

Mechanical engineer Rand Water Board, Johannesburg, 1966-1969. Project engineer Stewarts and Lloyds of South Africa Ltd., 1969-1973, Dorman Long Africa Ltd., Johannesburg, 1974, IPI Contractors AG, Frankfurt, Germany, 1974-1975, Lurgi AG, Frankfurt, since 1975, vice president gas technology, since 1994. Visiting lecturer College Petroleum and Energy Studies, Oxford, since 1991.

Achievements

  • Chartered engineer Council Engineering Institutions, London, European engineer European Federation National Engineering Associations.

Works

  • Patentee method of treating vanadium-containing residue. Contributor articles to professional publications, including Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Chemistry, Zwischen Main und Taunus.

Membership

Deputy chairman Association Foreigner's Councils in Hessen, 1990-1994. Member Ausläanderbeirat, Schwalbach, 1989-1995. Europa-Beauftragter, Freie Demokratische Partei, Main-Taunus-Kreis, Germany, since 1994.

Member American Institute of Chemical Engineers, Institute Mechanical Engineering.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Intercultural understanding in the community.

Connections

Married Patience Jane Carr, March 30, 1968. Children: Suzanna, Natasha, Victoria.

father:
Bryan Higman

mother:
Mary Ethelwyn (Tanner) Higman

spouse:
Patience Jane Carr

children:
Suzanna Higman

Natasha Higman

Victoria Higman