Noah Sitati

Wildlife Species Expert

I hold a BEd (Bot/Zoo) from Kenyatta University, Kenya, a Master of Philosophy (Mphil) in Wildlife Management from Moi University, Kenya and a PhD in Biodiversity Management from Durrell Institute of Conservation and Ecology (DICE), University of Kent, UK. I have over 20 years of experience in community conservation in southern Kenya and northern and southern Tanzania working with international conservation NGOs namely WWF Kenya, WWF Kenya and AWF as a program manager, a Research Associate with Durrell Institute of Conservation and Ecology and a CEO for Masai Mara Wildlife Conservancies Association. Prof Sitati was a senior lecturer at Moi University, Kenya, Tourism Department. I have taught and supervised masters and PhD students and has 57 publications in the field of tourism and natural resources. I have extensive experience in general species conservation, tourism, policy and legal frameworks, climate change adaptation and livelihoods and community-based natural resources management. His broad experience spans human-wildlife conflict mitigation, anti-poaching, forest and wetland conservation and restoration and addressing long-term issues of sustainable development and conservation.
Currently iam a Wildlife Species Expert with WWF Tanzania providing technical support to trans boundary Ruvuma Landscape program connecting Niassa – Selous game reserves with Mozambique and the Southern Kenya-Northern Tanzania trans boundary program. Iam a member of the IUCN Species Survival Commission African Elephant Specialist Group and a Co-chair of the Human-Elephant Conflict working Group, a member of IUCN Sustainable Livelihoods Group, IUCN BIOPAMA Technical and Scientific Advisory Committee (TSAC) among other professional bodies.