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

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.
Cailin Cailin has worked with us for 4 years. She is studying for a BA in Primary Education with a specialism in inclusive education. She has passion for STEM and before Young Engineers worked in a succession of afterschool clubs.
Euan Euan is third 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.
Louise is a STEM Ambassador and classroom assistant with Professional Development Award in Education Support Assistance. She leads our classes in Stockbridge, Lasswade and Juniper Green.
 In addition to our awesome teaching team we have great assistants that support your child during class. Assistants in our current classes are Charlotte (Stockbridge and Lasswade) and Abbie (Marchmont, Cramond and Juniper Green)