YEN South West Committee
Tom is the Chair of the YEN South West Centre, following a year in the Vice Chair position. He graduated from the University of Loughborough with a Masters in Low Carbon Building Design and Modelling and joined Waterman Building Services, as a Mechanical Engineer, early in 2016.
Since joining Waterman he has gained Level 5 LCEA accreditation and IEng status through CIBSE. His experience and responsibility as a design engineer is growing, across a range of projects, as he works towards CEng status.
Tom has enjoyed his time on the committee to date, working with like-minded people to promote the industry and support young engineers, and aims to continue this in the future.
Jessie is Vice Chair of the YEN South West Centre. After graduating from the University of Bristol with a Masters in Mechanical Engineering, Jessie joined E3 Consulting Engineers as a graduate and now works for Hydrock. Jessie was keen to grow and develop her network in the building services industry and was elected as general member CIBSE YEN in 2016.
Jessie has been involved in a variety of projects and project RIBA stages ranging from an energy sharing strategy for a brewery, detail design of a dog rehoming centre, concept design for an off-grid living pod in a rural Church and development of in house calculations tools such as a light TM54. Jessie is interested in elegant low energy designs and hopes to be part of projects that set an environmental precedent. Jessie hopes to make use her position on the committee to promote more technical and idea sharing debates on the events calendar.
Ewelina is the Secretary of the CIBSE YEN South West. Ewelina graduated from the Warsaw University of Technology, with master degree in HVAC Engineering. Inspired by international opportunity she decided to develop her career in the UK. In 2015 she joined Silcock Dawson & Partners as a Graduate Mechanical Engineer. She has been involved in variety of projects especially in education sector. She hopes to develop her passion about minimising energy use and carbon emissions and gain accreditation as Low Carbon Energy Assessor. Ewelina strongly believes that networking is a powerful business tool and CIBSE YEN gives perfect opportunity to meet and connect with key contacts in the building services industry. She is keen to encourage students and young engineers to get involved in the building services world.
Ana is the Communications Officer of CIBSE Regional and YEN South West. She joined the committee in 2016 as a general member. She was a student member previously. She graduated from the University of the West of England (Bristol) with a BEng (Hons) in Architecture and Environmental Engineering in July 2016 and is now doing an Msc in Building Services Engineering Management at Brunel University.
Since graduating, Ana has joined Arup’s Bristol office as a Mechanical Engineer. She has maintained a link with UWE where she has been involved with teaching and tutoring. Ana is interested in passive design and its integration with resource-efficient architecture. She also enjoys volunteering and taking part in STEM events.
Social Media Coordinator
Gemma is a young engineer with a varied skill set and knowledge base. Having started University studying a dual Architecture and Environmental Engineering course, and graduating as a building services engineer, Gemma has developed a passion for holistic design. Gemma currently sits within the Building Design Practice as a Building Physics and Services Engineer, working for Atkins (a member of the SNC Lavalin Group).
Gemma has a passion to be on top of and engaged in what’s important to the future growth of our industry, and hopes that her enthusiasm can encourage the core values of an inclusive industry and is dedicated to promoting our work to provide a clear career progression path to those that may not have heard of the industry before.
Gemma is also committed encourage people to enter our industry to encourage growth and promoting the closing of skills gap that we currently face as an industry.
Sophia is a General Member for the YEN South West Centre having previously been Chair 2015-2018. After graduating in Architecture and Environmental Engineering from the University of the West of England in 2013 joined WSP as a Graduate Mechanical Engineer. Since then Sophia has worked on a variety of projects, taken on greater responsibility and progressed in her career to Senior Mechanical Engineer after achieving her IEng status at the end of 2014.
Paula Bisordi Huwel
Sophia is excited about the innovative and creative technical, social and networking events that CIBSE YEN SW Centre offers to young engineers and aspires to ensure this only continues to strengthen within the Region.
Paula recently joined the YEN Committee as a General Member. She is currently working as a Graduate Mechanical Engineer at BuroHappold. She graduated in 2017 from Architecture and Environmental Engineering at the University of the West of England (UWE).
Paula has worked in a variety of projects including Qatar Foundation Stadium, Everton Stadium and Britannia School. She is keen to retain the link with UWE and be involved with some teaching in the future. Her dual degree allowed her to appreciate the importance of integration between design and engineering. She is interested in designing spaces where technology, design and services come together to create efficient and pleasing atmospheres.
Adnan recently joined the YEN committee as a General Member. He is currently working as a Graduate Building Services Engineer at Atkins Global (a member of the SNC Lavalin Group). He graduated in 2015 in Architecture and Environmental Engineering from the University of the West of England (UWE). Adnan has been involved in a variety of projects including University of South Wales(USW) Sports Park II, Red Bull Technical Facility, Cardiff University Software Academy and LZC feasibility studies for a number of schools across the south-west.
Having accomplished dual degree in Architecture and Engineering, Adnan is keen on designing spaces with a greater emphasis on balance between aesthetic and function.
Ewan is a general member of the YEN South West Centre. He is a Sustainability and Physics consultant for Buro Happold in Bath having read Engineering Science at the University of Oxford. Ewan has interests across the built environments sector and is keen to pursue multidisciplinary approaches to projects. Having grown up in Dubai Ewan has a particular interest for sustainability and has been involved in international projects in this capacity as well as having been a member of mechanical teams for both WSP and Arup. He is also passionate about finding ways to apply his growing engineering knowledge to international development and the application of detailed modelling to aid important global issues.
Tom has recently joined the YEN South West committee as a general member. Tom graduated from Swansea University with a degree in Physics and joined Method Consulting as a Mechanical and Electrical Engineer in mid 2016. He enjoys delving into the technical aspects of the latest sustainable technologies on offer.
He has since been responsible for taking leading roles M&E design and overall project management from Stage 2 through to construction for developments from a variety of sectors. These include UWE Glenside Laundry Redevelopment; a new optometry department designed to BIM Level 2, Malgavita; a new high-rise residential development in Southall, and a Michelin-star restaurant.
He is excited to be a part of CIBSE YEN for the personal growth and networking opportunities it offers.
Josh is currently studying a part time BENG in Building Services Applications at the University of the West of England. He also currently works at AECOM in the Exeter office as a trainee mechanical engineer with four years’ experience as a Revit Technician.
Josh has a keen interest in Building services and the use of sustainable strategies.