Dr Jonathan Ritson

Imperial College London


Jonny Ritson is a post-doctoral research associate within the Environmental and Water Resource Engineering section. He is currently working on the catchments theme of the EPSRC funded TWENTY-65 project.

He recently completed a PhD at Imperial funded by the Grantham Institute for Climate Change, Climate-KIC, South West Water and Welsh Water entitled 'The impact of climate change on surface water quality and drinking water treatment'.

Jonny’s MSc was undertaken at King’s College where he won the best thesis award for his work into ‘The use of spectral reflectance measurements to determine lead contamination of spinach- relations to urban agriculture in Sub-Saharan Africa and human health implications’.

Jonny has previously worked at the University of Reading on the TWENTY-65 project as well as lecturing on climate change and the carbon cycle. In industry he worked as a sustainability consultant (CarbonPlan Ltd) and an applications specialist (Industrial Tomography Systems).