Anne Angwenyi

/ Board Member

Ms. Angwenyi oversees the implementation of Danida’s Green Growth and Employment Programme in Kenya. This programme of support from the Danish Government includes financial and technical support that promotes green growth policies, active engagement of private sector in promoting green growth, creation of sustainable growth and jobs from investment and trade in Kenya in addition to securing sustainable use of natural resources and climate resilience. Between 2010-2016 she led Danida’s programmes on Natural Resource Management and Climate Change which focused on poverty reduction through sustainable management of natural resources whilst catalysing private sector innovation and business opportunities in water and other natural resource management sectors to reduce the risk of climate change, develop energy efficiencies and renewable energy options that contribute to low carbon development. Prior to joining Danida, Ms. Angwenyi worked with the National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) as the Head of the Legal Department focusing on various issues to secure implementation of the Environmental Management and Coordination Act (EMCA) in addition to working on matters related to climate change, biodiversity, environmental impact assessments and sustainable development. She holds a Bachelor of Laws Degree from the University of Nairobi, Kenya, a Masters in Environmental Law from Vermont Law School, U.S.A and a Masters of Arts and Diplomacy from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy – Tufts University, U.S.A.

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