Tomcat Engineering is the trading name of freelance engineering consultants Tom Young and Catherine Cleary.

Tom specialises in control and monitoring systems, with a particular focus on the energy sector. He is a Chartered Engineer with nearly twenty years of industry experience and a first class degree in Engineering from Cambridge University. His full CV can be downloaded here

Catherine has ten years experience working as an electrical engineer and grid connection specialist. She is an excellent communicator with significant project management experience and a common-sense approach to problem solving. She studied engineering at Oxford and Princeton. Her CV can be downloaded here.

101 Things I Wish I’d Learnt at Engineering School

Tom has started making a list, you can see it here.


In 2018 we sailed from the UK to Denmark and Sweden. We left the boat in Denmark over winter and sailed her back to the UK in 2019. You can read about this on our sailing blog.


Email us at or find Tom on LinkedIn / Catherine on LinkedIn.