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Dr. Arnold Moyo

Arnold’s vision is to use his brains, attained skills, and experience and professional qualifications in a logical & methodical way. A possibility-thinker who applies innovative approaches and creates practical & sustainable strategies for conservation in Africa and World over whose areas of specialties includes social & strategic impact assessment, policy analysis, legal registers, scenario planning, training and workshop management, strategic planning.

He is a dedicated & passionate GIS & RS application, biodiversity conservationist, and environmentalist, water resources management, coupled with valuable theoretical, practical & experiential acumen in areas of environmental conservation & projects management & administration. He has gained over 18 years of experience through direct involvement in a number of conservation projects initiatives.  

Arnold leverages academic skills gained through M.Sc. to Ph.D. in Geo-Information Science; Post Graduate Diplomas in Integral Wildlife, Wetlands & Environmental Management, Projects Management & MIS.

Mr. Requito Bellosillo

Requito, nick name “Ten”, a renowned Urban Development Planner has over three decades’ experience in urban planning and designing, land use management, architectural designs, municipal infrastructure development, migration and climate change adaptation regulations and policies, institutional reforms and planning. He holds a Doctoral degree units in Public Administration, an MA degree in Urban and Regional Planning, Post-Graduate Diploma in Land Use Planning, and is a Bachelor of Science in Architecture. Working in the Asian, Pacific and African arena, Ten has great understanding of the urban development trends and the retirements masses. The list of countries he has worked in, features Bangladesh, Indonesia, Kenya, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Philippines, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Qatar, Samoa, Solomon Islands, The Netherlands, Thailand Timor-Leste, Tonga and United Arab Emirates.

Ms. Do Thi Nham

Do Thi Nham, popularly referred to as “Nham”, an Environment and Natural Resources Management professional has over four decades’ experience of working on development projects funded by the Asian Development Bank, the World Bank, JICA, and various government agencies. She holds Master of Engineering in Hydrology from the University of Roorkee University and Hydrological Engineering from Ha Noi Water Resources University, Vietnam. Her vast experience adds value to the solutions regarding environment and natural resources management plan and policies, climate change resilience assessment and climate change adaptation measures, detailing mitigation measures, recommending institutional arrangement, setting up monitoring system, institutional and regulatory framework planning, safeguard trainings, community participations and consultations and communication strategies.

Dr. Levi Obonyo

Levi, a former journalist and currently a Development Communication Professional has an experience of over 25 years in development and communication strategy implementation in the development sector across Africa. He along with communication professional also discharges as the Dean of the School of Communication Language and Preforming Arts. Levi has been the part of the Chairman of the Media Council of Kenya’s team and a Member of the Board of Directors of the Communication Authority of Kenya. He shares his views as a newspaper columnist and as a regular commentator on media issues. His international exposure on projects and researches includes Austria, Kenya, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, and USA.

Dr. Divas Basnyat

Divas works in the capacity of Water Resources Management Professional. After pursuing Engineering from AIT, Thailand and Doctorate in Water Resources he owns an experience of 30 years in natural resources management. He has served in over 12 countries of Asia and Africa. He specializes in water resources system analysis, planning and designing water resources/hydropower projects, disaster risk management and impact studies of climate change. He has partnered with various national and international development agencies like Asian Development Bank, the World Bank, FAO, UNDP, JICA and various government agencies.

Dr. Luke M. Obala

Doctorate in Urban Studies & Affairs and Masters in Development Planning & Management, Luke is Land Economist by profession. With experience of more than a couple of decade in the field of research, teaching and consultancy in Urban Economics and Management, Luke also has mastery over Housing, Property Management, Project Management, Feasibility and Viability studies, Planning and Land Management. Along with Kenya, his work locale includes Somalia, Ethiopia, Sudan (North and South), Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, Namibia, Swaziland, South Africa, Germany, Sweden, France, and United Kingdom.

Mr. Paul Chege

Paul, a registered Physical Planner with over 18 years of experience in urban planning, urban and sector strategic planning also enjoys expertise in preparing master plans for new settlements, slums/informal settlements upgradation, participatory planning and WASH Programmes. His vast experience adds value to the solutions regarding informal settlements, participatory planning, land information systems, programme designing and evaluations. He keeps them innovative with the element of reliability intact. Working in the African arena, Paul is seasoned campaigner for this particular niche. The list of countries he has worked in, features Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia.