Sam Weru

Sam Weru

Chairman
  • 2870

  • +254(722)207705

  • sam.weru@nakuru.go.ke

  • https://www.nakuru.go.ke

In addition to Executive Leadership and Mentoring skills acquired through Cornel University’s learning program, Sam is a specialist in Natural Resource Management and Planning, Environmental Policy, Environmental Assessment and Audit, DisasterRiskReduction, WildlifeConservationand WildlifeSecurity, CivilSocietyCapacityDevelopment, and, Program DevelopmentandManagement. He has held various senior management and executive leadership positions within the government of Kenya and USAID, as well as an international Non-Governmental Organization-WWF.With29years practical experience in this field, he is particularly interested in the concept of Payment for ecosystem services(PES)as an economic incentive that ensures the flow of ecosystem services and as a means to addressing the three key development challenges of Kenya and EastAfrica–climate change,biodiversity conservation, and,sustainable access to water and sanitation. Sam is a Ph.D. candidate at the Center for Advanced Studies in Environmental Law and Policy, University of Nairobi, and, has been a resident of Naivasha Municipality since 1995.