Jesse Zondervan is a geoscience PhD student at the University of Plymouth, having graduated from Imperial College London with a master degree in geology. He has experienced research environments in several countries, including the Netherlands, Australia, Denmark and the UK and is interested in applying his research to global development. He is a contributing author for Geology for Global Development, an organisation raising the profile of international development in the geoscience community. He is also the geoscience editor for science-discussion aggregator ScienceSeeker. Jesse tweets @JesseZondervan.