Alice Akinyi Kaudia

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Alice Akinyi Kaudia

Co-ChairGGKP Advisory Committee

Environment SecretaryMinistry of Environment and Mineral Resources Kenya

Alice Akinyi Kaudia (PhD, EBS, HSC) holds a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture from the University of Nairobi, and a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Forestry Extension and Development from the University of East  Anglia, United Kingdom  in 1996. 

Positions held include being the first Environment Secretary in Kenya  since 2008; the East Africa regional director for the International Union for Conservation of Nature; Technical Advisor  on Forestry Curriculum revision (Zambia)  through assignment by INDUFOR OY,  of Finland;  Assistant Director at Kenya Forestry Research Institute; Associate Research Officer at the World Agroforestry Center; Assistant Program Officer at the Africa Academy of Sciences and Assistant Director at Kenya Forestry Research Institute.

Her research focus has been on forestry extension and transfer of technology/innovations as well as gender, environment and natural resources management; and more recently, climate change, conservation and green economy for poverty eradication. Membership of Boards includes: Kenya Agricultural Research Institute, Advisory Board Member of World Resources Forum, Green Growth Knowledge Platform, Member of International Resource Forum Steering Committee, African Forest Forum Steering Committee and Technical Support Team.