Meet the team! We know it is important for you to know all about Young Engineers and who will be working with your children. If you have any questions about Young Engineers, our programs, our team or anything else then please do not hesitate to get in touch by emailing office@young-engineers.co.uk

Jenni Doonan – Director

 Young Engineers team is led by Jenni Doonan. Jenni is a Chartered Engineer with an MSc Astronautics & Space Engineering and a further MSc Education, Public Policy & Equity (2019). She spent the first part of her career building, testing and operating satellites in space. She started Young Engineers in 2016 believing there was a gap in the market for STEM based educational programs for primary school aged children. With the publication of Scotland’s STEM strategy, and the increasing focus on STEM, Jenni is passionate about changing the approach to STEM education, aiming to integrate it into learning and play for all young children.

More about Jenni 

The Team
 Our team is made up of class leaders and assistants.
Danielle Danielle has a Bachelors Degree in Computer Science from the University of Stirling. She has spent 10 years working at a software developer in Big Data and cloud based applications. With the arrival of her wee boy Danielle decided to make a career change and joined Young Engineers in July 2017. She will work in schools cross Edinburgh and afterschool classes in Dunfermline.
Cailin Cailin has worked with us for 3 years. Currently taking a year of her university studies, Cailin will be starting her BA in Primary Education in 2020 with hopes of being a primary teacher. She has passion for STEM and before Young Engineers worked in a succession of afterschool clubs.
Euan Euan is second year physics student at Heriot Watt University. One of our earliest hires, Euan has worked as an assistant through all 3 years of summer camps and classes in Edinburgh and West Lothian. Euan was promoted to a class leader role in Spring 2019.
Amy Amy is in her final year of a BA Primary Education. Initially starting as an assistant Amy has worked in our classes in Edinburgh and Fife as well as our summer camps and will be running classed in Edinburgh from 2019
 In addition to our awesome teaching team we have great assistants that support your child during class
Charlotte & Ashley
Charlotte & Ashley
Danielle, Amy & Abbie
Danielle, Amy & Abbie
Louise, Isabelle, Euan and Cailin
Louise, Isabelle, Euan and Cailin