Professor Ray Kemp
Managing Director of Ray Kemp Consulting Ltd.;
Adjunct Professor of Risk and Sustainability at Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne;
Honorary Professorial Fellow, University of Wollongong, NSW, Australia;
Chair, Radiation Health and Safety Advisory Council of the Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency (ARPANSA)
Based in the UK near Cambridge, and Melbourne in Australia, Ray Kemp works internationally as an independent consultant.
Professor Kemp has a Bachelors degree in Social Sciences (University of York, UK), and a Master’s degree in Town Planning (University of Wales, Cardiff). He is a Chartered Town Planner in the UK and his PhD researched Planning for Nuclear Power Development (University of Wales, Cardiff). He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine and a Past President of the Society for Risk Analysis Europe.
Professor Kemp specialises in risk communication – advising on projects, policies and programs where public and stakeholder perceptions of risk differ from the technically assessed levels. He is lead author or contributor to over 10 books, several best practice guidance manuals, more than 30-refereed journal articles, and over 100 conference papers in the fields of risk communication, risk perception and risk management.