Roland Stuart Andrews (1897-1961), industrial chemist and administrator, was born on 20 September 1897 at Granville, Sydney, eldest son of native-born parents Thomas Joseph Andrews, draper, and his wife...
Roland Andrews was Chairman and Managing Director, Gas and Fuel Corporation, 1951-1961, after 23 years as Chief Chemist, Metropolitan Gas Company, Melbourne. His evidence was instrumental to the Victorian State Government's decision in 1949 to establish a brown coal gasification plant at Morwell and thus end Victoria's dependence on New South Wales' coal for gas production.
Education - Bachelor of Science (BSc) completed at the University of Sydney
1919 - 1921
Career position - Chemist at BHP Steel Works in Newcastle, New South Wales
1921 - 1925
Career position - Chemist, then Plant Engineer at the BHP Coke Oven Plant in Newcastle, New South Wales
1925 - 1927
Career position - Head Teacher of Chemistry at Sydney Technical College
1927 - 1950
Career position - Chief Chemist at the Metropolitan Gas Company in Melbourne
Award - Sir Frederick West International Prize received for research on tar
Award - H.G. Smith Memorial Medal received from the Royal Australian Chemical Institute
Education - Doctor of Science (DSc) received from the University of Sydney
Career position - Chief Technical Officer at the Gas and Fuel Corporation of Victoria
1951 - 1961
Career position - Chairman and Managing Director of the Gas and Fuel Corporation
Career position - Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science (FAA)
Award - Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George (CMG)
Arrow (Sydney, NSW : 1916 - 1933)Friday 1 October 1920 p 16 Article Illustrated
... Setter from my old friend J. Stuart jThom, from St. Andrews. He is evi'dently charmed with the course ... , the others wisely electing to play short, 8TART OF ftTANLY CLUB. It is just 14 years since Dr. Roland ...
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Referee (Sydney, NSW : 1886 - 1939)Wednesday 11 November 1914 p 9 Article
... CiOLF NOTES Dr. Roland Pope on American Golf, Golfers and Courses . (By 'JOCK.') I am in receipt of ... further impressions of j Dr. Roland »J. Pope on golf abroad. His views on golf courses' and greens ...
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