Young Engineers & Scientists

YES! (Young Engineers & Scientists)  is a Special Interest Group of the SUT.

With the support of the SUT Perth Branch, the purpose of YES! (Young Engineers & Scientists) initiatives and events are to:

  • Create awareness of the subsea/underwater industry amongst young engineers and scientists
  • Develop young engineers and scientists within the subsea/underwater industry
  • Provide networking opportunities to build relationships amongst young engineers and scientists within the subsea/underwater industry.
  • Introduce education groups to SUT (high school and/or universities), encouraging them to join the subsea/underwater industry

YES! 2022/23 Committee

YES! Chairperson
Elena Gerginov

YES! Vice Chairperson

YES! Secretary
Brett Pitman

YES! Programme & Marketing Lead
Tina Yang

SUT Committee Members:
Leanne Geneve, Anand Jyothi

Committee Members

Raphael Alwan
Elena Gerginov
Flora Chiew
Anand Jyothi
Tina Yang
Tom Russell
Tom Hitchmough
Richard Daniell
Brett Pitman
Tom Cavanagh
Martha Cornwall
Claye Jensen
Nandini Szydlowski
Campbell Burt
Paula Cartwright (SLO)
Tahlia Bassett (SLO)
Jack Crawford (SLO)


Elections for the YES! Committee are held biannually,  next election dates as follows:
September 2023 – Call out for nominations
October 2023 – Ballots if required
November 2023 – Announced

The nomination form will be available here in September 2023.

Click here for YES! Committee Rules & Operating Structure


Many thanks to our YES! 2022 Annual Sponsors:





Thank you to Woodside & Santos for being our YES! Annual Sponsors in 2021 & 2022.


Further YES! Sponsorship packages available, click here for details.