I am a Kenyan male citizen. I hold a PhD in Environmental Education from Rhodes University, South Africa (2004); Masters of Science in Strategic Leadership (California Miramar University), Masters of Environmental Science (Kenyatta University) and a Bachelor of Education (Science – Kenyatta University). I also hold 2 Post Graduate Diplomas in Pedagogy of Online Learning and on E-Course development and Online Course Leadership from Global Virtual University, UNEP and HSH-Norway. I have worked in several institutions such as secondary school teacher for Biology and Geography (3 years), Education officer at the National Museums of Kenya (7 years); Environmental Sciences Lecturer at Kenyatta University (3 years); Director, Environmental Education, Information and Public Participation at the National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) in Kenya (10 years). I have won 2 awards namely the Mainstreaming Environment and Sustainability in Africa (MESA) award by UNEP in 2007; and the Environmental Leadership Award (2008) by Eastern Africa Environmental Network. Between July 2010 and April 2012, I served as the Acting Director General of NEMA. From February 2017, I work for the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources as the Director in charge of Environmental Education and Awareness. I coordinate the national programme on Education for Sustainable Development. Since 2009, I also serve as a part-time lecturer at Strathmore University offering postgraduate courses in Leadership and Communication; Strategic Leadership and International Human Resource Management. I have successfully supervised 2 PhD students and 5 Masters Students. From August 2013 – August 2016, I was a member of the National Education Board, which advice the Kenya’s Cabinet Secretary for Education, Science and Technology.
Kenya’s priorities in upcoming Global Plastics Pollution agreementWritten by Dr Ayub Macharia
The conclusion of UNEP @ 50 celebrations and United Nations Environment Assembly UNEA 5.2 meetings in March 2022 yielded the adoption of 14 Resolutions, ..