Dr. Ayub Macharia
Director, Environmental Education and Awareness at the Ministry of Environment and Forestry
- PhD in Environmental Education from Rhodes University, South Africa (2004);
- Master of Science (Strategic Leadership) from California Miramar University (2014);
- Masters of Environmental Science (Wetland Ecology) Kenyatta University (1998);
- Bachelor of Education (Botany and Zoology) from Kenyatta University (1994).
- 1994-1996 - Secondary school teacher for Biology and Geography,
- 1997-2003 - Education officer at the National Museums of Kenya;
- 2004-2006 - University Lecturer at Kenyatta University
- 2007 – 2017 – Director Environmental Education at National Environment Management Authority (NEMA)
- 2010-2012 - Acting Director General NEMA.
- 2017-Present – Director Environmental Education and Awareness, Ministry of Environment and Forestry.
- Msc and BSc Programme in Environmental Education for Sustainability at Kenyatta University (2002).
- National Education for Sustainable Development Strategy (2008)
- Establishment of 9 Regional Centres of Expertise accredited by the United Nations University Japan
- National Sustainable Waste Management Policy (2021)
- National Sustainable Waste Management Act (2022)
- National E-waste Strategy 2021
- Draft National Extended Producer Responsibility Regulations 2021.
- Nairobi County Waste Management Action Plan 2021
- 2018 – present - Chairman of the National PET Plastics Management Committee
- 2020-2022 - Chairman of Project Implementation Committee for 5 projects funded by DANIDA through Green Growth and Employment programme (GGEP).
Representation in Boards
- 2019 – Present - Board member at Pest Control Products Board
- 2013-2016 - Board member of the National Education Board.
- 2015 – Present – Board member African Holy Ghost Christian Church Huruma Branch
- 2010-2012 – Board member Kenya Forest Service
- 2013 – 2017 – Board member National Biosafety Authority
- Author of 7 peer-reviewed journal papers, 3 books and 5 online Apps on environmental issues and Strategic Leadership.
Publishes on blog: www.mazingirasafi.com