Shem Migot-Adholla

Non-Executive Director at Equity

About

Shem holds a PhD in Sociology of Development and a Master of Arts in Sociology from University of California. He is a Special Graduate Student in Agricultural Economics from Michigan State University and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from University of East Africa. He is a private consultant on agriculture and rural development, land policy reform and environmental issues based in Nairobi, Kenya. Previously he was the Lead Specialist on Land Policy and Administration in the World Bank.


He also served in the Government of Kenya (on secondment from the World Bank) as Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development. He served as an Associate Research Professor at the Institute for Development Studies (IDS), University of Nairobi and has numerous publications to his name focusing on land issues, pastoralism, farmers’ institutions and rural development. He has working experience in many African countries as well as Haiti, Kyrgyz Republic and several Asian countries.


He is currently the Chairman of the Council of Kenyatta University and has also served as Chairman of Kibabii University, Chairman of Board of the Centre for Corporate Governance and was a Director of Housing Finance Company of Kenya Ltd and Vice-Chairman Board of Directors, Kenya Wildlife Service.

Timeline

  • Non-Executive Director

    Current role

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