Academic and Professional Qualifications:

BSc Materials Science and Engineering - Shanghai Jiao Tong University
MSc Materials Science and Engineering - Shanghai Research Institute of Materials
MBA Shanghai Jiao Tong University


Youming studied Materials Science and Engineering in China before relocating to Singapore, where he was the manager of a Mechanical and Materials Test Laboratory. In that role, he carried out numerous investigations into the causes of marine, land-based and aerospace incidents. During this time, he completed an MBA with Shanghai Jiao Tong University in Singapore.

Youming joined Burgoynes in 2012 and specialises in the investigation of materials and mechanical failures. He has investigated both land-based and marine incidents including failures in gas and steam turbines, marine engines, cranes, gears, boilers and furnace, and corrosion failures in chemical process plants, paper mills, cargo and ballast tanks, and oil pipelines. He has also conducted chloride contamination assessments in marine engine rooms.

Youming is fluent in English and Mandarin.