Dame Professor Henrietta L. Moore

Professor Henrietta L. Moore is the Founder and Director of the Institute for Global Prosperity and the Chair in Culture Philosophy and Design at University College London (UCL). A leading global thinker on prosperity Professor Moore challenges traditional economic models of growth arguing that to flourish communities, businesses and governments need to engage with diversity and work within environmental limits.


Professor Jacqueline McGlade

Professor Jacqueline McGlade is a Professor of Resilience and Sustainable Development at UCL’s Institute for Global Prosperity and Faculty of Engineering and Professor and Director of the Sekenani Research Centre of the Maasai Mara University. A distinguished and respected scientist she has served as Chief Scientist at the UN’s Environment Programme in Nairobi from 2014-2017 and the Executive Director of the European Environment Agency between 2003 and 2013.

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Dr. kapypas wilson kipkore

Dr. Kapyas Wilson Kipkore is a Senior Lecturer and manager in natural resource management. He has over 28 years experience teaching at the School of Natural Resource Management, Department of Forestry and Wood Science University of Eldoret, Kenya. Dr. Kipkore’s has experience working for leading East African environmental NGOs and as the Chief Executive Permanent Presidential Commission on Soil Conservation and Afforestation Kenyan government.


Dr. Matthew Davies

Dr Matthew Davies is Associate Professor at the Institute for Global Prosperity and Leads the Institute’s Teaching Programmes. His research examines a range of issues around prosperity, society and environment; particularly questions of management of landscapes, ecological diversity, climate, sustainability and resilience. Dr Davies was formerly Assistant Director of the British Institute in Eastern Africa.

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Ms Helena Chepto

Ms Helena Chepto is Assistant Director of the Marakwet Research Station and has worked on a variety of research projects involving citizen science in Marakwet over the last decade. She has particular experience in ethnographic and interview techniques and on translation. She holds a wealth of local information on everything from history to crop varieties. Helena is also a successful local business woman and busy mother.

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Mr Timothy Kipkeu Kipruto

Mr Timothy Kipkeu Kipruto is Director of the Marakwet Research Station and Chief Citizen Scientist. Timothy is a trained forester with over a decade of experience working on anthropological research in Marakwet. Timothy is a focal point for the day-to-day operations of the landscape mapping team as well as a major contributor to project design. Timothy is a local resident of Elgeyo-Marakwet County and a keen farmer.