Thomas Appleyard

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Thomas is a well-versed electrical engineer with over 16 years of experience in the trade.

He began his career as an electrical apprentice working on some high-profile commercial and industrial installations that included Londons Gerkin, Newcastle’s Sage music center, and numerous food factories throughout the UK. Learning basic electrical installation and testing principles, and how to be an electrician in the real world. 

From there he moved into electrical Pre Planned and Preventive maintenance within the steel industry working on automation, heavy-duty machinery and, control gear. 

After a time Thomas moved from being on the tools to a more managerial/ design position, designing new electrical products and developing efficient production methods. 

Success in the aforementioned led to internal promotions to the position of electrical contracts project manager and engineer designing and planning the manufacture and installation of LV/ HV transformers.  

Next, he found himself in a position with Electrical Safety UK where his electrical knowledge and skills with Cad suited the job perfectly, ESUK is developing him fantastically and is propelling him on an ongoing path towards eventual Chartership. He is currently working towards being an Incorporated engineer but those extra letters are the big goal.