Prof. Michael K Koech Is an Associate Professor in the Department of Environmental Education, School of Environmental Studies at Kenyatta University. His teaching concentrations include: Environmental Education, Education for Sustainable Development, Ecology, Climate Change and Environmental Impact Assessment and Audit.
Prof. Koech has vast experience stemming from his work as Dean of School of Environmental Studies, Kenyatta University, Deputy Vice Chancellor (Finance & Planning) at Kenyatta University, Ambassador/Permanent Representative to the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and Founding Director General, Kenya National Environment Management Authority.
His major accomplishments at NEMA include successful completion of the First 3 year Strategic Plan of NEMA, successful completion of the First Budget (450 million) for the Authority, launching of the Provincial and District Environmental Committees, gazettment and operationalization of EIA/Environmental Audits Regulations, establishment of relevant organs of the Authority e.g. EIA Technical Advisory Committee and Environmental Tribunal Court facilities at the Authority, initiation of Environmental Action Plan Process, instituting the Committee to deliberate the phasing out of leaded gasoline in Kenya, issuing the EIA license to the Tiomin Kenya Inc. to mine tiomin in Kwale, completion of several MOU’s with partners of NEMA, establishment of key Departments within NEMA, personnel and grading systems of staff, and staff integration from various defunct Departments.
Prof. Koechholds BA in Biology/Ecology and Environmental Studies from Lake Forest College, Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A, M.Ed. in Educational Planning, Management and Administration and Ed.D in Science/Environmental Studies and Curriculum Development from University of Massachusetts, U.S.A.
Prof. is an Environmental Manager, Writer, Researcher, Environmental Policy Analyst and Environmental Educator.continue reading
Dr.Felix Lamech Ming’ate Mogambi Is a Lecturer at Kenyatta University (School of Environmental Studies). He has been a Tutor at Lincoln University (Department of Environmental Management), Tutorial Fellow and Coordinator, Department of Environmental Studies and Community Development, School of Environmental Studies, Kenyatta University(Mombasa Campus), Executive Officer at Architectural Association of Kenya (AAK), Project Co-ordinator / Manager BCHOS (Bosongo Community Health Outreach Services), Part Time Lecturer at Catholic University of Eastern Africa (Department of Geography), Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (Departments of Human Resource Development and Landscape Architecture), Kenya Wildlife Service Training Institute and Africa Nazarene University (Department of University Common Courses).
Dr.Ming’ate holds PhD in Environmental Planning and Management from Lincoln University, New Zealand, Master of Environmental Planning and Management from Kenyatta University, Long Distance Learning Certificate on Private Public Partnership on Urban Environment from Yale University, USA and Bachelor of Arts Degree (Geography and Sociology) from University of Nairobi.