Dr Mwangi Githiru is dedicated to environmental conservation and helping communities to improve livelihoods through education and harnessing ecosystem services.
In addition to working for TBC, Mwangi is currently the Director of Biodiversity and Social Monitoring at Wildlife Works, leading teams assessing environmental and social impacts of REDD+ projects in Africa. Prior to this, Mwangi worked for the Kenya Government in the Ministry of Science and Technology. He is very interested with issues at the intersection of science-policy-conservation-economics, across government and non-governmental sectors, academia and the private sector.
Mwangi has authored numerous publications including book chapters, technical reports, scholarly and popular articles. He is also a Watson International Scholar of the Environment Fellow (Brown University), an Archbishop Tutu Leadership Programme Fellow and a Kinship Conservation Fellow. Principally trained in ecology, Mwangi is interested with issues at the intersection of science-policy-conservation-economics, spanning Government and non-governmental sectors, academia and private sector.