I studied Zoology, Botany and Education at University of Nairobi and graduated with a B.Ed. (First Class Honours) in 1981. I was awarded M.Sc. Scholarship in December 1981 to study M.Sc. Biology of Conservation at the University of Nairobi till 1983. In 1985, was awarded a Ph.D Scholarship under the auspices of ICIPE and was trained at Kenyatta University where I obtained a Ph.D. in Biology of Conservation in 1989. Since 1983, I have been involved in Lecturing at the University and Tertiary Institutions, Administration, Research and Research Supervision, negotiating several grant proposals and agreements with donor agencies, project management and programme administration. I have attended numerous International and National Conference, Seminars and Workshops; professional courses; supervised over 19 D.Phil. theses, 35 M.Phil. theses & examined 40 postgraduate theses. I have also been an external examiner at Makerere University, Egerton University, Maseno University, the University of Nairobi and Kenya Wildlife Service Training Institute.