KONZA TECHNOPOLIS BOARD OF DIRECTORS
PACIFICA CHEPKOSGEI, PhD - Member
Dr. Pacifica is a highly experienced academician with a bias in the areas of environmental and sustainable development, socioeconomic livelihoods, gender mainstreaming, management and organizational development. She holds a PhD in Environmental Studies (Human Ecology) from University of Eldoret and a Masters Degree in Development studies from Moi University.
She currently serves at University of Eldoret as a senior lecturer in Development studies, a Senate Representative for the School of Arts & Social Sciences and the Program Leader Master of Arts in Development studies, School of Arts.
She is committed to providing leadership in academic and administrative management at tertiary levels of education and over the course of her lecturing career, she has held high impact positions including the Head of the Department of Development Studies at University of Eldoret, Head of Department (Development Studies), School of Human Resource at Moi University, Diploma Coordinator School of Human Resource at Moi University and Board member at the Moi University HIV/AIDS Control Unit (MUHACU).
As an expert in Environmental Studies, Dr. Pacifica has spearheaded development of Local Physical and Land Use Plans for the Uasin Gishu County Special Economic Zone (SEZ) in Plateau (2018-2028), Eldoret Referral Hospital (2019-2029), Kiminini Municipality (2019-2029), Kapsokwony town (2020-2030), Naitiri town (2019-2029) and Malava Town (2020-2030).
As an academician, she is credited for publishing over twenty journals and conference papers which are recognized regionally and beyond. She has managed to teach, supervise and mentor countless PhD, Masters and Undergraduate students taking courses in the area of Development Studies.
Dr. Pacifica is a member of various Professional bodies and association among them Environmental Institute of Kenya (EIK), Kenya Institute of Management (KIM) Membership No. 45487, Environmental Impact Assessment/ Audit Expert (Associate Expert) Reg. No: 8564, Weitz Center Friends’ Network and Promoter of the Rehovot Approach of Intergraded Development.