Program Lead and Research Fellow
Mr Reinhard Nyandire has a broad range of experience working with multiple network-based organisations and programme development in sub-Saharan Africa that pursues integrated approaches to biodiversity conservation, climate change, community programmes, advocacy, environmental policies, corporate sustainability, and population, health, and environment.
Reinhard places particular importance on sustainability, livelihoods, natural capital accounting, conservation economics, people and ecosystem health. He has extensive experience collaborating with various corporates, conservation groups, academia, and media outlets in holistic biodiversity conservation engagement activities. He has been at the forefront of action championing sustainable infrastructure development, capacity building and raising awareness on the need for environmental sustainability in Kenya. Reinhard sits at the Global One Health and Biodiversity Scorecard working group. He is also a Chevening Scholar and recently completed an MPhil. Conservation Leadership Programme at the University of Cambridge, where he also served as Wolfson College students association green officer.
Reinhard joins AWEI being responsible for programmes on Value Chains for Wildlife Products and driving sustainable community livelihoods.