Emmett Kearney is a water and sanitation logistician from Chicago, whose family originally hail from Clare, Limerick and Mayo. He obtained his MSc at WEDC-Loughborough University, studying water and environmental management for developing countries. He began work for MSF in Zambia, on a cholera prevention project. Before that he worked for two years on the Thai-Burma border. When not in the field, Emmett might be with friends in Chicago or enjoying Thanksgiving in July with his family.