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Professor Judy Wakhungu

Cabinet Secretary of the Environment, Water and Natural Resources for Kenya.

Professor Judy Wakhungu is the current Cabinet Secretary of the Environment, Water and Natural Resources for Kenya. She is a holder of a PHD in Energy Resources Management, Executive Director of the African Centre for Technology Studies. She is also the Energy Advisor to the Energy Sector Management Program of World Bank and Advisor at the Legatum Centre at MIT. She is also a member of the Scientific Advisory Committee of UNESCO’s Intergovernmental Management of Social Transformation Programme.

Professor Judy Wakhungu has served on many boards and committees, both nationally and internationally. She was the Research Director of the Global Energy Policy and Planning Program of the International Federation of Institutes for Advanced Study (IFIAS), which is based in Toronto, Canada. She has served as the Project Leader of the Renewable Energy Technology Dissemination Project of the Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI).

Her research interests include energy resources management; materials; energy policy and development; science, technology, and development; and gender issues in science and technology policy.