amanda, wiogi

WIOGI Consultant, GIZ

I currently work as a consultant for GIZ, providing support to the overall implementation of the Western Indian Ocean Governance Initiative (WIOGI), with a particular focus on the activities in Mozambique, where I live. I’m passionate about community-driven and gender-responsive approaches to natural resource management and biodiversity conservation and enjoy working with various stakeholders to…

wiogi, carol mutiso

Project Officer, GIZ

I currently work as a project officer for GIZ, responsible for Western Indian Ocean Governance Initiative activities. I am passionate about establishing, tracking and coordinating processes within projects to ensure goals and objectives are achieved. I quite love the serenity of oceans, and I enjoy my work because it gives me the opportunity to contribute…

wiogi, yvonne waweru

Senior Advisor, WIOGI

I work as Senior Advisor for the Western Indian Ocean Governance Initiative project. I am a lawyer by training with vast experience on regional ocean governance. I have worked in the Western Indian Ocean region for the last 7 years in research and advisory roles, and inter-governmental policy and legal processes.

Project Manager, GIZ

I’m Project Manager of the Western Indian Ocean Governance Initiative (WIOGI), based in Nairobi with my family since 2020. I have worked for GIZ for nearly 12 years in Germany and Zambia before Kenya. Prior to GIZ, I worked in WWF, private sector consultancy and the water industry in the UK. Over the last 13…

Caroline Cherotich

Senior Budget and Finance Assistant

Caroline has previously worked for the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, where she had been a Programme Assistant. She has 14 years experience in Finance, Budget and Administration.

Administrative Assistant

Mwangi Theuri

National Project Officer

Mwangi holds an MSc degree in ecology and has over 15 years of experience in coastal and marine environment.

Jared Bosire

Jared has a PhD in Marine Science and brings into the team more than 20 years of experience in research and management in coastal and marine ecosystems; wildlife management; climate change; and policy development, implementation and organizational development. He has intensive experience in programme design and implementation across governmental and non-governmental organizations where he has held various…

tim andrew, sapphire

SAPPHIRE Project Coordinator

Dr. Timothy Andrew, is a Policy and Governance Officer. He is serving at the Nairobi Convention as  the Project Coordinator for the Western Indian Ocean Large Marine Ecosystems Strategic Action Programme Policy Harmonisation and Institutional Reforms (SAPPHIRE) project.

Dixon Waruinge

Coordinator, Nairobi convention

Dixon has over 20 years work experience in programme formulation and coordination. He has worked for, and with governments, non-governmental organizations, and research institutions on project design, implementation and coordination, in the diverse fields of, wildlife conservation and management, biodiversity assessment and monitoring, biodiversity information management, community biodiversity conservation, environmental impact assessment for many states in Africa.