Peter Kehoe

Representing the Chemical Engineering Consulting Community

Job Title: President

University/Degree: University College Dublin, Chemical Engineering, Bachelor of Engineering, Master of Science (1966), Yale University, PhD, Chemical Engineering (1970), Cambridge University, Fellowship, The National University of Ireland, Dublin

Affiliations: American Institute of Chemical Engineers, Yale Rugby Club

Newsworthy Publishing is proud to present Peter Kehoe, President of The Blasket Group, as one of our Top 101 Outstanding Professionals of 2017, representing the chemical engineering consulting community. The Blasket Group is a management consulting firm in Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania. Since he has spent over 40 years in his profession, he is highly knowledgeable in chemical engineering, business strategy, process engineering, mergers and acquisitions, product development and textiles and coatings. He has taken positions such as Technical Manager, Product Manager, Technical Director and Managing Director. He ran several businesses in DuPont, until he formed his own consultancy.

Peter Kehoe has an impressive educational background. He received his Bachelor of Engineering degree and his Master of Science degree from the University College Dublin. He received his PhD, in chemical engineering from Yale University. He was offered his position at DuPont soon as he left Yale University. He completed his postdoctoral research fellowship at Cambridge University, where he focused on Chemical Reaction Engineering. He also completed a one year fellowship at The National University of Ireland, Dublin.

Peter was drawn to his career field because of his interest in mathematics, engineering and making things work. In his youth he was a serious rugby player. Before going to Yale, he played first class rugby in Ireland for Garryowen and at Yale, he was captain of the rugby club and took the team on tour to Ireland in 1969 to play against university and club teams.

He and his Irish wife have four children, two of whom are lawyers, one a chemical engineering manager in a consulting company and one a Ph.D student in English literature. Newsworthy Publishing is proud to present Peter Kehoe with this honor for his excellent success.