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Our People

Our staff and associates provide the expertise, experience and dedication to deliver value to our customers.

Dr Mike Kemp, who founded Iconal Technology Ltd in 2006, is known internationally as an expert on stand-off detection of explosives and works as an adviser to a number of major programmes.

Dr Kemp read Natural Sciences at Downing College, Cambridge and was awarded a PhD in Physics specialising in Radio Astronomy from the University of Cambridge, Cavendish Laboratory in 1978. After postdoctoral research in space science and in medical imaging, he moved into industry where he has held a number of technical and managerial roles in technology start-up, management consultancy and systems integration companies.

Dr Kemp’s expertise and experience covers a wide range of physics, engineering and IT areas such as security screening, explosives and CBRN detection, imaging technology, information systems and databases, medical imaging, speech recognition and image processing. He is a Chartered Engineer, a member of IET, IEEE and SPIE and Chair of the NATO Explosives Detection Expert Group.