He is a Research Scientist at the Kenya Marine & Fisheries Research Institute with over 15 years of research experience in diverse areas of Fisheries. His expertise in fisheries has yielded over 15 peer-reviewed publications, 20 presentations in conferences and workshops. Other than the theoretical outputs, he has been actively engaged in several technology transfer initiatives to SMES, youth and women groups along Kenyan coast and the Lakes Victoria and Baringo. Additionally, he is trained as a Senior Manager (Senior Management Course) in Kenya School of Government, Embu. Has two international diplomas in (i) Food safety, Quality Assurance Systems and Risk Analysis, Ghent University, Belgium, and (ii) Quality management of fish handling and processing, United Nations University Fisheries Training Programme (UNU-FTP) Reykjavík Iceland. He was a Part time lecturer at Kenyatta University (Mombasa campus). Lecturing Fish Ecology course (2011-2013). He has carried out several projects among them: Securefish projects funded by European Union, Quality assessment of artisanal fish landing funded by WIOMSA, Fish shelf life studies funded by UNU-FTP and Community involvement in production and marketing of value added fish products for improved livelihood, funded by Lighthouse foundation. He has membership to the International Institute of Fisheries Economic and Trade (IIFET) and the Western Indian Ocean Marine Scientists Association (WIOMSA). He has supervised several MSc Students specifically at Pwani University and Technical University of Mombasa.
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PhD (Food science; Seafood processing)
Msc. Food science (Seafood processing)
Bsc. Fisheries, Moi University