BA Land Econ(Hons) , MSc Real Estate(Glasgow,UK), PhD (UCT), CIHM(UK), MISK

Current Position

Principal Valuer in the Department of Valuation, Ministry of Lands, Public Works, Housing and Urban Development based in Mombasa. Prior to joining Lands Ministry was an Assistant Property Officer at KENGEN.

Career Background

Over 20 years cumulative experience of which 16 is in public service offering both technical and policy advisory to the government on valuation, land management, and urban development issues.He is also a scholar and has authored a number of scientific research papers on theme of valuation and property markets; most of which have either been published in International Journals or presented at International Industry Conferences.  He also volunteers as a mentor and research advisor to Young Professionals in the Real Estate and cognate fields and currently serves as an examiner at the Institution of Surveyors of Kenya.

Education Background

2021 PhD (Property Studies), University of Cape Town, South Africa

2011 MSc Real Estate, University of Glasgow, United Kingdom

2001 B.A Land Economics, University of Nairobi, Kenya

Other qualifications

2023/ International Training Program (ITP), Applied Land Governance – Valuation/ Lantmateriet, Sweden

2023/ Innovative Governance of Large Urban Systems /Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL) in Lausanne, Switzerland

2022/ Certificate in Geographical Information System (GIS)/Regional Centre for Mapping and Resource Development

2019/ Strategic Leadership Development Programme (SLDP)/ Kenya School of Government

2015/ Post-Graduate Diploma in Land Management and Informal Settlement Regularization /Erasmus University Rotterdam (IHS), Netherlands in collaboration with Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, US

2015/ Public-Private Partnerships (PPP): How can PPPs help deliver better services? / The World Bank Group

2013/ Housing Finance Course for Sub-Sahara Africa / University of Cape Town/University of Pennsylvania

2012/ Senior Management Course/ Kenya School of Government

Professional membership and affiliations

  1. Registered and Practicing Valuer, Valuers Registration Board
  2. Member of the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIHM) UK
  3. Institution of Surveyors of Kenya
  4. Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)