The lecturer is a 40 year old Kenyan, a Bachelors and Masters graduate of Moi University, currently in third year of PhD in Tourism Management.  Scholarly work is generally in tourism management, specifically in wildlife and community tourism.  He is a member of several tourism and hospitality-related associations including ATLAS, Ecotourism Kenya, and Wildlife Clubs of Kenya. Professional expertise details lectureship and supervision in varied tourism management disciplines.  Achievements are varied, ranging from First Class Honours in Tourism Management (Moi University-2004) to attracting arguably considerable research funding to Moi University from diverse donors including VICRES, EU-3ASTEP, and NCST among others.