Beverley F. Ronalds grew up in Melbourne, Australia and completed post-graduate studies at Imperial College, London. Serving as Group Executive at Australia's national science agency and Woodside Chair of Oil and Gas Engineering at the University of Western Australia, she also has significant industry experience in the design of offshore production facilities. She is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering, the Institution of Civil Engineers, the Institution of Engineers Australia and the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Find out more about her book Sir Francis Ronalds: Father of the Electric Telegraph along with research on her other Unitarian forebears at: www.sirfrancisronalds.co.uk.
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