I worked power stations across the UK, and in oil and gas.
Operations Engineer, E.ON
I worked in operations for oil and gas platforms in the North Sea.
Development Engineer, E.ON
Worked on developing a newly discovered gas field in the North Sea.
Control Room Manager, E.ON
Managed a control room that monitored heating and hot water supplies for 25,000 people.
Had 9 month off to do lots of writing and presenting!
Technical energy specialist
I work in the government's energy department, advising ministers and policy makers on technical energy issues.
I am a chemical engineer working in the energy sector. Having electricity, heating, and fuel for transport is really important in our lives, I love being part of making sure that happens. I like to write and present, so I've used those skills to spread the word about engineering careers!
Energy and utilities
Chemical engineering, Master's degree
University of Nottingham
Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics
Communicating with different people, getting complex ideas across in a simple way, and understanding technical side of energy.
Through studying and working, and learning from others.
I didn't know what I wanted to do when I was at school! I decided to do chemical engineering after seeing a leaflet about the subject.