Clean Energy

Thomas Isaac

Thomas Isaac

  • Position Committee member

Tommy is a chartered chemical engineer with experience spanning the energy industry, including both operational and consulting. An alumnus of The University of Manchester with a first-class masters in Chemical Engineering, Tommy went on to work for Atkins in the area of Quantitative Risk Assessment in support of the safety cases for the UK’s nuclear power plants. Following this experience, he spent a number of years at ExxonMobil’s Fawley Refinery where he was responsibility for the optimisation, troubleshooting and operational strategy of 10 kT/day of high-octane blending components for petrol production.

Tommy is currently the Principal Engineer of Progressive Energy Ltd working with both power and gas networks to promote decarbonisation through hydrogen production, battery storage and network integration. Most notably, he is the project manager of HyDeploy – the UK’s first hydrogen blending demonstration project into the gas grid. As well as being a committee member of the Clean Energy SIG, Tommy is also a member of the hydrogen parliamentary advisory group and enjoys rowing at the weekends.


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