Prestigious Franklin Medal for 2024 awarded to Data Science CEO

Gus Carroll (Empirisys CEO)

LEADING data science and process safety company Empirisys’ CEO, Gus Carroll, has been awarded the Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) Franklin Medal for 2024; one of the most prestigious accolades in the Chemical Engineering community. 

IChemE medals and prizes are awarded annually, and celebrate the remarkable achievements of individuals, universities and companies, encompassing an array of talent from both industry and academia.

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The Franklin Medal has been awarded to Gus Carroll following his outstanding and continuing positive influence across a long and diverse career in safety performance across a range of chemical industry organisations and regulators.

Commenting on the award, Gus said: “I am humbled and honoured to have been recognised by IChemE for the contribution I have made to process safety over the last thirty years, working within major hazard operating companies, trade associations and with regulatory authorities.”

Iain Conn, Empirisys’ Chairman, and a Fellow of the IChemE, added: “This is excellent news and incredibly well deserved by Gus. As a long standing IChemE member I am very well aware of the prestige associated with the Franklin Medal‎ – the most prestigious award in its field.

Its recipients are recognised as influential leaders, and we are all incredibly proud of Gus in receiving the Medal which highlights his merits as an outstanding leader who has both made a huge contribution through his process safety and risk engineering expertise as well as having become an outstanding role model to others.  As co-founder and CEO of Empirisys his leadership in risk reduction in high hazard industries continues”.

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