Mamo B. Mamo, EBS
Mamo Boru Mamo, EBS has over 25 years of experience in public service with 18 years of work experience at the National Environment Management Authority (NEMA), having grown through the ranks to the position of Director General. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Agricultural Education & Extension from Egerton University and a Master of Science Degree in Environmental Education from Kenyatta University. Currently a PhD candidate in Climate Change and Sustainable Development. He is an Alumni of the prestigious International Leadership Development Programme (IVLP), Washington DC (USA) in Water Resources Protection (2013).
Mamo was appointed the Acting Director General in February 2019. Previously, he served as Deputy Director in charge of Environmental Education, Information and Public Participation in the Authority. He was appointed substantively as the Director General on 13th August, 2020 through a competitive process.
In February 2022, Mamo was recognized by H.E president Uhuru Kenyatta with Elder of Burning Spear (EBS) for his immense contribution to Environmental Conservation in Kenya. Mamo was recently recognized by the Africa Public Sector forum and awarded the Africa Public Sector CEO of the Year 2022 Award in Accra, Ghana and the top 50 Public Sector leader in Environment Sector in Africa.