Dr. Winnie Kiiru

– Kenya –

Dr. Winnie Kiiru is the founder of CHD – Conservation Kenya and a Senior Technical Adviser to the Elephant Protection Initiative Foundation (EPIF). Dr. Kiiru holds a PhD in Biodiversity Management with a focus on elephant  conservation and management. Winnie is a former Trustee of the Kenya Wildlife Service. Dr. Kiiru has recently been appointed by the Kenyan government to the inaugural Board of Trustees of the Kenya Wildlife Research and Training Institute.  She is a Trustee of the Amboseli Trust for Elephants, Kenya and a member of the African Elephant Specialist Group. Dr. Kiiru is a founder member of Women for the Environment, Africa (WE Africa).