Project Management, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Leadership, and Stakeholder engagement applicable to renewable energy projects.
Thomas is a West Australian having grown up in Roleystone amongst the Perth hills.
Thomas holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering and Business Management and a Master of Professional Engineering with Distinction (Electrical and Electronic Engineering) from The University of Western Australia. During his time at University, Thomas performed multiple professional roles including founding and operating a personal training, nutrition and gym consultation business. Thomas also coordinated several tutors and concluded his University experience by lecturing Control Systems Engineering to fellow Master of Professional Engineering students. The unit achieved excellent reviews and was described as the 'best run unit in the Masters degree'.
Thomas was awarded the Valedictorian of his Masters cohort having been ranked the number one student across all Engineering disciplines at The University of Western Australia.
Immediately after University, Thomas became a Graduate Electrical Controls Engineer at BHP’s Yandi mine site, followed by a Graduate Project Engineer with Asset Projects and became partly responsible for the delivery of a complex Water Treatment Facility - the first of its kind in Australia. Following this, Thomas worked as a Project Study Specialist and helped plan a significant project in reducing BHP's greenhouse gas emissions.
Front Page of the Weekend West - 'Saving Tom Jenkins' - March 17-18, 2018