Nick Kemp is Technical Director of Fresh Coast Climate Solutions. Prior to joining this start-up with Jenny Oorbeck and Joshua Brugeman, Nick led the technical team at SCS Consulting Services with a focus on GHG emissions inventories, GHG reduction goals (carbon neutrality and science-based targets) and strategies, as well as product sustainability, and ESG strategy development.
Nick’s career includes work as a research specialist at the University of Michigan where he focused on quantifying the environmental impact of emerging technologies and was an integral contributor to the President’s Commission for Carbon Neutrality. He has extensive experience in manufacturing through his years as a production engineer at Dow Chemical and time as a process design engineer for Becton Dickinson.
He emphasizes progress through collaboration, recognizing the knowledge and skill that all team members hold and the importance of inclusion to effective and long-lasting solutions. Whether it’s tackling wicked problems or a long day in the mountains, Nick enjoys the challenge and reward that comes with persevering through complex engagements.
Nick holds a bachelor's degree in chemical engineering from the University of Michigan and a master's degree in sustainable systems from the University of Michigan School for Environment and Sustainability