Michael Wamithi

Michael Wamithi is a conservationist with over 35 years of experience in nature conservation in which he remains actively involved as an independent consultant and serves as adviser to the CEO of International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW). Additionally, Mr Wamithi holds positions on the boards of the East Africa Wildlife Society (EAWLS) and Jane Goodall Institute (JGI) Kenya chapter and is the current chairman of the Wildlife Conservation & Management Professionals Society of Kenya. He is also Co-founder-CEO of The Africa Conservancy Foundation (ACF).

Mr Wamithi holds an Msc. in Security Management and has previously served as officer and CEO of Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS), and the CEO Kenya Wildlife Trust (KWT) and Kenya Country Director and International Advisor for Africa of the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW), Advisory council of PASA (Pan-African Sanctuaries Association).