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The NEMA Board of Management is composed of the following:

  • The Chairman
  • The Principal Secretary of the Ministry for the time being responsible for matters relating to the Authority of an officer of the Ministry designated in writing by the Principal Secretary.
  • Six members, not being public officers, appointed by the Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Environment & Forestry.
  • The Principal Secretary in charge of finance or his representative.
  • The Attorney General or his representative.
  • The Director-General who is the Secretary of the Board.

The current board of management is as follows:

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  hungu

 Prof. Geoffrey Wahungu is the Director General of National Environment Management Authority. Prof.  Wahungu holds a Bachelor of Science and a Master’s of Science in Wildlife Management from Moi University.  He has a PhD in Ecology from the Griffith University, Australia. Prof. Wahungu has published widely and is a Board member and reviewer in various Environmental Journals.

Prof. Wahungu has over fifteen years’ experience in research and monitoring, wildlife and community conservation and enterprise development in Eastern Africa. He also has a wealth of experience as lead consultant in regional and national ecological, social and Environmental Impact Assessments.

Prior to joining NEMA, Prof Wahungu was the Dean of Natural Resources and Environmental Studies at Karatina University College, a constituent college of Moi university.

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  Mitaru

Barnabas Njiru  Mitaru is a professor of Animal Production. He holds a Ph.D in animal nutrition, University of Saskatchewan, 1982, MSc. in Animal production, University of Nairobi, 1979 and BSC in agriculture, University of Nairobi, 1974.

He currently works as a professor of animal production at the University of Nairobi having previously worked as an associate professor of animal production at the same university. He has also worked as an Adjunct Professor at McGill University, Canada as well as a senior lecturer of animal production at Nairobi University among others.

His academic and research experience runs through several years of working with different organizations. These research activities have led to enhanced development activities, especially in drylands. In particular, Prof Mitaru has advanced interest in research in sorghum and millet and feed in the Eastern and Central Africa.
Prof. Mitaru has also held various professional responsibilities among them as vice-president at the World Association of Animal Production between 2000 and 2008.
Being appointed as a board member at NEMA brings in a vast knowledge in management having previously served as a board member at Embu Water and Sanitation Company Ltd and Chairman, Gachoka Constituency Development Fund (CDF) committee.

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Neto Agostinho is a trained Lawyer from the University of Nairobi. He participated in Human Rights events at the University of Nairobi named Africa’s Fourth Best Oralist on issues Human Rights in 2004, at an event organized by Center for Human Rights, Pretoria, held at Daresalam University. He is on the verge of completing a Masters on International Relations at the United States International University in Africa.

Neto Agostinho is a trained Lawyer from the University of Nairobi. He participated in Human Rights events at the University of Nairobi named Africa’s Fourth Best Oralist on issues Human Rights in 2004, at an event organized by Center for Human Rights, Pretoria, held at Daresalam University. He is on the verge of completing a Masters on International Relations at the United States International University in Africa.Neto represented Ndhiwa Constituency, in Homabay County at the National Assembly of Kenya.

He was first elected to Parliament in September 2012 following a by-election in the Constituency and got re-elected in March 2013.He served in the Committees of Delegated legislation and Justice and legal Affairs at the National Assembly. He was the Vice Chair of Bunge Sports Club, and the Convener of the Parliamentary Caucus on Human Rights. He was also the vice Chair of Common Wealth Africa Parliamentary Human Rights Group.Neto has a special interest in Human Rights and international Relations. He participates in various Human Rights related activities that range from equality to Economic Social Cultural rights. The legislations he championed in Parliament  included amongst other laws, the Health Records and Information Managers Act, the Refugee Bill, The Reparations Bill and the Employment Skills Development bill.

Neto serves as an expert Human Rights Resource person, and has trained parliamentarians in the South East Asia region in March 2016 – Srilanka on the role of parliamentarians in promoting and protecting Human Rights, participated in Human Rights panel discussions in Glion III hearing in Switzerland May 2016, participated as an expert in Geneva, Switzerland to help draw recommendations for Human Rights Council on early child and forced marriages in November 2016. He has also participated as an expert at the World Refugee Council session in Daresalam Tanzania in 2018 to help highlight durable solutions concerns for Refugees in Horn of Africa.

Neto Currently is the co- leader of the United Green Movement, which is a movement amongst other things, seeks to help realize, civil, political economic, social cultural and Brother hood Rights in Kenya.

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 hulima

 Halima Ware Duri is the immediate former Member of Parliament (woman representative) of Tana River County. She holds a B.A(Hons) in Peace studies and Conflict resolution from Mount Kenya University, Diploma in Business Administration from United Africa College, an Administration Induction Course at Kenya Institute of Administration(K.I.A),a Paramilitary course from Administration Police Training College (A.P.T.C), a P1 certificate from Kilimambogo Teachers Training College and currently undergoing an M.A in International Relations in Mount Kenya University.Halima Ware Duri is the immediate former Member of Parliament (woman representative) of Tana River County. She holds a B.A(Hons) in Peace studies and Conflict resolution from Mount Kenya University, Diploma in Business Administration from United Africa College, an Administration Induction Course at Kenya Institute of Administration(K.I.A),a Paramilitary course from Administration Police Training College (A.P.T.C), a P1 certificate from Kilimambogo Teachers Training College and currently undergoing an M.A in International Relations in Mount Kenya University. 

She has previously worked as District  Officer in various regions including Busia, Migori, Thika, Maragua, Sotik, Nandi North and Diani in Coast .She led a Task Force composed of officials from the Ministry of Environment, Water and Natural Resources and security officials in conducting  Environmental Impact Assessments and large-scale Tree planting exercise in Busia.

She also worked as head teacher at Huruma primary school where she championed against F.G.M in her pastoralist community and helped in increasing Girl child enrollment in primary schools in Tana River County.

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Ngei

 Dr Kisa Juma Ngeiywa holds a Master of Science (MSc) degree in Veterinary Clinical Studies, 1993 and Bachelor’s degree in Veterinary Medicine (BVM) from the University of Nairobi, 1985.Dr Kisa Juma Ngeiywa holds a Master of Science (MSc) degree in Veterinary Clinical Studies, 1993 and Bachelor’s degree in Veterinary Medicine (BVM) from the University of Nairobi, 1985.

Since 1985 Dr Ngeiywa has risen in ranks from divisional veterinary officer, camel projects veterinarian, district veterinary officer as senior veterinary officer; senior veterinary investigation officer; assistant director of veterinary services; senior assistant director of veterinary services; deputy director of veterinary services to the director of veterinary services (2013- July 2017).

Dr Ngeiywa served as the Director of Veterinary Services and was the Permanent Kenyan Delegate to the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) General Assembly (2013 – 2017).

Dr Ngeiywa has undertaken consultancy assignments for various organizations and institutions in Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda.
He also possesses vast experience in leadership, interpersonal skills, planning, coordination and service delivery, including training staff and stakeholders in animal health, production, marketing and livestock emergency guidelines and standards (LEGS); field activities monitoring, evaluation and technical backstopping.

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Peninah Aloo-Obudho is a Professor in Fisheries Ecology and Aquatic Sciences at Karatina University. She is currently the Deputy Vice- Chancellor in charge of Academics, Research and Student Affairs (ARSA) at Karatina University in Nyeri County. She is the   immediate former   Chairman of the Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute (KMFRI), having served as a board member in the same institute. Some of her major achievements at Kenya Marine include negotiating for a research vessel donated by Belgian Government, Construction of Marine and Ocean Resource Centre, implementation of the Kenya Coastal Development Project, Development of a Strategic Plan, attainment of ISO certification, increased research activities and enhanced visibility of KMFRI Peninah Aloo-Obudho is a Professor in Fisheries Ecology and Aquatic Sciences at Karatina University.

She is currently the Deputy Vice- Chancellor in charge of Academics, Research and Student Affairs (ARSA) at Karatina University in Nyeri County. She is the   immediate former   Chairman of the Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute (KMFRI), having served as a board member in the same institute. Some of her major achievements at Kenya Marine include negotiating for a research vessel donated by Belgian Government, Construction of Marine and Ocean Resource Centre, implementation of the Kenya Coastal Development Project, Development of a Strategic Plan, attainment of ISO certification, increased research activities and enhanced visibility of KMFRI

Prof. Aloo-Obudho started University Administrative career at Kenyatta University where she served for over 20 years. She rose through the ranks in the same institution  from acting Head of Department of Zoology, Head of the Deparment of Zoology, Head of Department of Biological Sciences and Director of Centre for Career Development. In 2011 she was appointed   Deputy Principal (Academic, Research and Student Affairs-ARSA) at Karatina University College, Acting Deputy Vice Chancellor (ARSA) at Karatina University and Deputy Vice Chancellor (ARSA) in the same institution from August, 2013 to date.

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Mr. Alex Mbuvi is a Senior Principal State Counsel in the Legal Advisory Division at the Office of the Attorney General and Department of Justice. He holds Bachelor of Social Laws, Bachelor of Laws degrees and a post-graduate Diploma in Law.

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