About Jonathan Kemp
Jonathan is a Program Specialist with Engineering for Change (E4C) and with the Engineering Sustainable Development department at the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME). In this role, he works on various programs advancing engineering for social impact and global development, including the E4C Fellowship and ASME’s Innovation Showcase (ISHOW). He is also currently a Technology Focal Point with the Major Group for Children and Youth's Science-Policy Interface platform. Prior to his work with E4C and ASME, Jonathan worked as the Technical Manager for Malawian NGO Eagles Relief and Development Programme, where he worked on projects involving solar energy, irrigation, and water supply for community development. He is passionate about community ownership of technology and the application of human- and user-centered design processes in the development of new technologies and implementation of technology-based projects by NGOs. Jonathan graduated with an MSc in Engineering for International Development from University College London in 2018 after receiving a BA (Hons) degree in Physics from the University of Oxford in 2017.