I have a background in Mechanical Engineering and Sustainability, and have always been keen to pursue a career where I can contribute to improving sustainability for future generations. After graduating I worked globally with Unilever factories for 2 years as an Energy Consultant. Through Metering, Monitoring and Targeting projects, I helped them achieve utility reduction targets. For the past 2 years I have been a Mechanical Design Engineer, mainly working on the design of hybrid energy storage units. I created CAD models/ drawings, built prototypes, carried out stress analysis and heat/cooling flow simulations on products and saw them through to production. My research interests are currently in the field of renewable energy, domestic heating, simulation and design/optimisation.