The African Conservation Centre has a multi-disciplinary team of professionals in conservation biology, natural resource management, community conservation and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) who are committed to ensuring the conservation of biodiversity while enhancing its values to the local communities.

Mrs. Lucy Waruingi — Executive Director


Lucy Waruingi has been working with the African Conservation Centre (ACC) for over 20 years. Lucy was appointed Executive Director of African Conservation Centre in July of 2012. Lucy holds a BSc in Computer Science and statistics from University of Nairobi and an MSc. in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) from Manchester Metropolitan University (UK). She is currently seeking funding to pursue a PhD.

Lucy has had long interest in the management and interpretation of biological and environmental data for decision-making and informing initiatives that enhance local livelihoods in rich biodiversity areas. She is part of a regional effort in East Africa that is seeking to develop a framework for the mobilization of biodiversity information for the sustainable management of natural resources.

Lucy is the current chair and a founder member of the Society for Conservation GIS, Kenya Chapter and a member of the Society for Conservation Int’l Board of Directors.

ACC STAFF: Umulqer Adam- Project Officer

Ms. Umulqer Adam

Project Officer

Mr. Robert Kiregi

Office Assistant

Jabir Khalfan - Accounts Officer

Mr. Jabir Khalfan

Accounts Officer

Mr. Chris Magero

NMR Specialist

Mr. Patrick Mbogo

Office Assistant

Mr. Julius Muriuki

Project Assistant

Ms. Fridah Mueni Mutili

Programme Administrator

Mr. Jackson Mwato

Community Field Officer

Mr. Jonothan Rana

Community Field Officer

Mr. Jacob Sairowua

Community Field Officer

Mr. Johson Ole Sipitiek

Conservation Development Enterprise Manager

Ms. Zipporah Wanakuta

Administrative Assistant

Mr. James Wanjau

IT Officer

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