Leon Wechie



Currently doing a PhD in Mechanical Engineering


12 GCSE’s, A-Level; Maths, Physics, Chemistry, AS-Level; Further maths. Master of Medical Engineering

Work History:

Painter and Decorator, Plumber, Gym instructor, Restaurant Employee

Current Job:



University of Leeds

About Me

Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality,

My work

I help a millionaire Oil company make more millions by doing small-scale lab experiments, interpreting data and discovering new findings! Easy peasy

My Typical Day

Day always changes. Nothing typical here :)

What I'd do with the money

We would purchase some apparatus or kit that would assist in allowing young children to partake in Engineering game activities, educating them on what, why, and how an engineer can contribute to society!

My Interview

How would you describe yourself in 3 words?

Positive. Friendly. Determined.

Who is your favourite singer or band?


What's your favourite food?

Mac and Cheese :)

What is the most fun thing you've done?

I was part of a music band when I was 14, and we were no. 1 in the music charts for 2 weeks! I was UK famous ahaha

What did you want to be after you left school?

I wanted to be a Medical Doctor, then I later found out my Physics topped Biology. Concluded Medical Physics, but was given Medical Engineering… And here I am today!

Were you ever in trouble at school?

All the time mate.

What was your favourite subject at school?

English Literature. I was a lyricist, very poetic and good with words, hence I wrote music.

What's the best thing you've done as an engineer?

Created a Pulse Rate monitor that measured pulse through the finger!

If you weren't an engineer, what would you be?

Musician, Footballer, Agony aunt, Athlete. But I’m greatest here thanks ;)

Tell us a joke.

well… ermm… yea. ahaha

Other stuff

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