Justin Alemi Atemi

Justin is an environmental and community development expert with over 7-years hands on experience in the assessment, planning, management, coordination, monitoring and evaluation of projects addressing the needs of marginalized communities. A wealth of experience implementation multi-million donor funded Community WASH and Livelihoods Programs in Kenya and South Sudan. Over this period, Justin has handled many prominent projects as a team leader of project participant/member. Some of the key projects include:
Member of team of 8 experts that developed the Disaster Risk Reduction(DRR) strategy for Caritas Switzerland Horn of Africa program in 2012; Successfully implemented various water, hygiene and sanitation infrastructure projects that include construction of 2000 latrines in Dadaab Refugee Camp in a partnership program with CRS; Coordinated emergency water supply and hygiene promotion services and that helped avert diarrheal disease outbreaks in IDP and refugee camps in Kenya; Implemented the construction of 45 kilometres pipeline in Central Pokot Sub County, and effectively supervised construction of 5 water pans, 15 underground tanks and rainwater harvesting systems in 20 schools; Effectively supervised the installation of 30 hand pumps and protection of 25 springs in various project sites; Successfully coordinated beneficiary targeting and a seed fair (Voucher system)to distribute seed and other farm inputs to 12,000 farmers; Facilitated the formation and training of 25 peace committees in Uasin Gishu and Trans-Nzoia Counties; Effectively trained 200 voluntary retiring staff on self-discovery, personal branding, business planning, entrepreneurship and financial management; Effectively led a team of three consultants in conducting an education, food security and peace building project baseline survey for World Vision South Sudan for the Juba Area Rehabilitation Program. Justin is also well equipped with such skills as Training and capacity building/facilitation skills; Monitoring and Evaluation; Research Skills; Hygiene promotion using CLTS, PHAST and CHAST Methodologies; Application of the SPHERE Standards; Community Mobilization; Financial management (budget control); Business Planning for Small & Medium Enterprises; Environmental Impact Assessment and Auditing; Shallow well construction & Installation of hand-pumps. Computer Skills: Proficiency in Ms Word, Ms Excel, Ms PowerPoint, Ms Outlook, Ms Publisher.

Joshua Magolo

Magolo holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering from Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology. He has a wide experience in Water Supply and Sanitation Planning, Design and Supervision. He has been involved in design and construction of major projects funded by international organizations such as UNHABITAT, ADRA Somalia and CCF Kenya in the area of water supply and Sanitation. He has also been involved in the Planning, Design and Supervision of water supply and sanitation projects for Athi Water Services Board and Tana Water Services Board funded by Water Services Trust Fund. The projects undertaken for Athi Water Services Board include Ndumberi,Waingere,Kinyangi-Kakuzi,Gititu, St.Veronica ILC and Githirioni.. Magolo is well inducted in the Community Project Cycle process.

Guyo Roba Malicha

Guyo Roba is energy and dryland expert with extensive experience in conceptualizing, managing and technically backstopping natural resource management programmes in Eastern and Southern Africa region. He has significant expertise in strategic management, documentation and leadership, ensuring flexible responses which adapt to the needs of people in complex dynamic environments.  Guyo has vast knowledge of the political-economy of societies in Africa and has led on environmental policy research processes, evaluations and environmental management at local, national and regional levels, to inform policies and programmes. All his work has involved extensive engagement with local communities, national government(s), donor agencies and civil society organizations and has sought to develop strong collaborative partnerships between these stakeholders to address complex interrelated natural resource management issues.  Until now, Guyo was working with IUCN as a senior programmes manager in charge of arid lands with overall management to the water, dryland and biodiversity portfolio for Eastern and Southern African region. He was responsible for the strategic direction and growth of the portfolio, ensuring engagement with appropriate partners and in processes which fit with the overall objectives of the Union and its members. Previously he served both as Young Professional and Policy Analyst at the Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis (KIPPRA), an autonomous public institute whose primary mission is to provide evidence-based quality public policy advice and capacity building to the government of Kenya and to the private sector in order to contribute to achievement of national development goals. Accordingly, he has trained, written and published in the areas of environment, energy and policy development.


Some of the key projects he has undertaken includes:  Lead consultant in a baseline survey for NRM project in Puntland region of Somalia for ADESO,  worked for ADRA Somaliland in  final evaluation of engaging non-state actors in the promotion of alternative energy activities in Somaliland’ UNDP: consultancy on documentation of indigenous Institutions for NRM in Mbeere North, Garissa,Kyuso and Narok In Kenya, African Development Solution; Consultancy in baseline study for Natural Resource Management parameters in North Eastern Kenya, Consultancy service to assess pastoralists’ mobility in Northern Kenya and Southern Ethiopia: adaptation to spatial and temporal resource variability and Risk Management Strategies. The project funded by Catholic Organization for Relief and Development (CORDAID) aim to establish the mobility patterns and resources available to the pastoralist in the region.in a bid to inform pastoral intervention in the two regions, Environmental Impact Assessment for water projects, Infrastructure, Refugee camps in (Kenya, Uganda and Ethiopia), Agricultural projects such as green houses, Environmental and Social Impact Assessment for Thwake Water dam in Makueni, Environmental Impact Assessment for Green houses in Kambi Oos in Dadaab for UNHCR.

Guyo Malicha Roba

Mr. Roba holds a M.Sc. in Energy Studies from University of Dundee, UK and Environmental studies from Kenyatta University. Mr. Roba has previously been policy analysts at the Kenya Institute of Public Policy Research and Analysis (KIPPRA) and Dry lands expert at the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), regional office for Eastern and Southern Africa. Mr. Roba has over 10 years’ experience in environmental conservation, environmental audits, and environmental and social impact assessment in rural and urban settings in Eastern and Southern Africa.


Mr. Roba has assessed environmental impacts of existing and proposed refugee camps in refugee hosting areas of eastern African countries of Sudan, Kenya, Ethiopia, Djibouti and Rwanda and made recommendations for the inclusion of specific environmental considerations in the design, operation and decommission of refugee camps.  In addition he has developed guidelines for conducting environmental assessments for, as well as integrating environmental management into energy sectors.  Conducted training on environmental management and auditing for managers, planners, engineers and contractors.


Other assignments have also included various environmental studies and sectoral reviews covering water, forestry, energy, livestock, agriculture, education, sociological and gender issues, and settlements. He is a Registered Lead Environmental Impact Assessor / Environmental Audit Expert with the National Environmental Management Authority (NEMA).

Maina Kironji

Maina Holds a Master’s of Science (MSc) degree in Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) of Jomo kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology- Institute of Energy and Environmental Technology (IEET) and Bachelor of Environmental Planning and Management (EPM) of Kenyatta University and He is currently undertaking M.A Environmental Law at the Center Of Advanced Studies in Environmental Law and Policy (CASELAP) at the University of Nairobi, Parkland Campus.  He is a NEMA registered EIA/EA Lead Expert. (See www.nema.go.ke /list of experts. No 1238), and member of the Environmental Institute of Kenya. He is corporate member of the Environmental Design Consultants (EDC) Chapter of the Architectural Association of Kenya (AAK) where he is also the Vice-chairman (aak@aak.or.ke/EDC/chapter officials)

Over a span of 9 years, Maina has been involving pre-ante   (before project) and post-ante (after project) baseline studies focusing on socio-economic and biophysical environmental aspects in water and sanitation, Environmental Impact Assessment and Audits, Integrated Natural Resource Management, Wetlands Management, Arid and Semi-Arid Management, Monitoring and Evaluation, Rural, Urban  and Regional planning among others. He has been a team leader and a participant in various projects in Kenya. Some of the projects include: The environmental impact assessment of the of the proposed Turbi, Moyale, Duse, Merille, Oldonyiro, Merti, Eskot,  Korr livestock markets undertaken under the Resilience And Economic Growth in Arid Lands-Accelerated Growth (REGAL-AG) implemented by ACID/VOCA and funded by USAID/Kenya,  Environmental Impact Assessment for the proposed Hay Barn in Milima Mitatu Location Marsabit County under the Building Development Grants by USAID/Kenya and implemented by ACID/VOCA, EIA for the proposed Camel Milk Processing Plant In Tullu Roba, Isiolo Central Division, Isiolo County under the BDG by USAID/Kenya, Environmental Impact Assessment of the Proposed Construction of Nuno-Madogashe Road in Garissa County, Post- Project Evaluation for WASH programs in Turkana County ( Turkana South, Loima, East and West Districts)  and Bokolmayo Refugee Camp in Ethiopia  for International Rescue Committee ( IRC), Project Feasibility  and Environmental and Social Impact Studies for Establishment of Drip Irrigation Project in Katilu  Division, Turkana South District, Turkana County) for National Irrigation Board ( NIB) , Environmental  and Social Impact Assessment for the construction of 3-roomed (600 units) low-income houses for slum upgrading project under Kenya Slum Upgrading Project (Kibera Decanting Site programme) for the Ministry of Housing, EIA for the construction of 140No. maisonnetes in Mavoko Municipality and 24-storey five-star Hotel in Nairobi off Loita street contracted by TMS Consulting Group, EIA for establishment of Horticulture, Farm-fishing and Bee-keeping in Uranga Division, Siaya District contracted by Hope worldwide Kenya, Environmental  and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) for the construction of Garissa Madogashi-Wajir Road (Class A- 334km) and upgrading to bitumen standard of Lurambi-Nzoia Road for the Ministry of Roads and Lurambi CDF respectively,

He has also been involved in preparation of the project feasibility and EIA studies for the establishment of forest plantation (5000ha) in Soysambu ranch in Gilgil division contracted by African Forest Limited, Environmental Impact Assessment for construction of 2No. 1500m3 water tanks in Shimba Hills National Reserve, Kwale district for Coast Water Services Board and Environmental audits for Manera and Soysambu ranches contracted by Delamere Estates. Other project includes the design and supervision of Waing’ere and Ndumberi water and sanitation projects contracted by Athi Water Services Board among others