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Connecting Nature and People for a Sustainable Future

Trustees & governance

Nature Kenya overall governance rests with members. At the Annual General Meeting (AGM), members meet and elect the Executive Committee that oversees Society business at quarterly meetings. The Executive Director heads the Senior Management Team from units for Species and Sites, Advocacy, Local Empowerment, Membership, Programme Support and Finance.

Executive Committee in 2021

Chairman Dr. Ian Gordon

Vice- Chairman Dr. Helida Oyieke

Hon. Secretary Mrs. Fleur Ng’weno

Hon. Treasurer Mr. Upin Vasani

Hon. Librarian Dr. Dino Martins

Hon. Editor Dr. Charles Warui

Member/ Trustee Dr. Siro Masinde

Member/ Trustee Mrs. Irene Karani Njumbi

Member Dr. Geoffrey Mwachala

Member Mr. Kuria Waithaka

Member Mr. Ben Allen

Member Mr. Rupert Watson

Member Mr. James Kashangaki

 

Members Co-opted:

Mrs. Heather Elkins

Dr. Debbie Nightingale

Dr. Darcy Ogada

Dr. Benny Bytebier

Dr. Alan Carles

Mr. Jim Birnie

 

Management Team

Executive Director: Dr. Paul Matiku

Species and Sites Manager: Mr Paul Gacheru

Advocacy Manager: Ms. Celline Achieng

Membership Manager: Ms. Gloria Waswa

Local Empowerment Manager:  Mr. Gibson Kitsao

Programme Support Manager (Monitoring and evaluation and Administration): Ms Caroline Kabilu

Finance Manager: Mr Denvas Gekonde

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