Judi W. Wakhungu

Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Environment, Water and Natural Resources, Republic of Kenya

Prof. Judi Wangalwa Wakhungu, Ph.D., is the Cabinet Secretary for Environment Water and Natural Resource. Prof. Wakhungu was most recently the Executive Director of the African Centre for Technology Studies (ACTS) in Nairobi, Kenya. ACTS is a Nairobi-based International Inter-governmental (IGO) Science, Technology, and Environmental policy think tank that generates and disseminates new knowledge through policy analysis, capacity building, and outreach.

Prof. Wakhungu’s research interests include science, technology, and innovation; agriculture and food security; biodiversity and natural resource management; energy and water security; and gender issues in science and technology. She has published widely in these fields.