Our Team

Our Team

MMWCA is led by an Executive Committee that comprises of landowners and tourism partners’ representatives, as well as a number of independent members who have been recruited based on their expertise or roles within key partner organizations.

The organization has a secretariat team charged with day to day operations and management of program activities, coordination and services to our members.

Daniel is an accomplished leader in conservation, with a track record of working with local communities to protect Kenya’s diverse ecosystems. He brings to MMWCA a great mix of leadership, inspiration, and passion for conservation. He possesses management experience in the conservation and tourism sectors. He serves on the Board of Greater Mara Trust/Greater Mara Management Limited as well as the Board of the Kenya Wildlife Conservancies Association representing the Maasai Mara region. As a founder member, Daniel has done a remarkable job with MMWCA’s formation, firstly as the Chairperson of the Conservancies Council prior to joining the Secretariat as Chief Programs Officer then CEO. Daniel is a Silver rated Professional Tour Guide who left active tour guiding to help set up Olare Motorogi Community Conservancy Trust in Maasai Mara.  He co-steered Olare Motorogi Conservancy as a Director from 2006 to 2008, a Trustee and as a Community Development Manager in the year 2013. He has also served in the capacities of Board Member for Olare Motorogi Conservancy and Vice Chair of Olpurkel Company Limited, the Management Company managing the conservancy.

Jonathan has key responsibility for overseeing all finance and administration matters for MMWCA. He brings more than nine years of experience in finance and grants management for an international NGO.

Celina has primary responsibility for introducing and integrating gender, age and sustainability into partner and project activities and management. For nine years prior to joining MMWCA Celina worked for the Northern Rangelands Trust (NRT) where she spearheaded community enterprise development.

Lemayian is responsible for implementing MMWCA ‘Taking the bull by its Horns’ Project, building MMWCA brand and implementing the communication strategy. He has a penchant for anything and everything natural. People find him to be an upbeat, self-motivated team player with near excellent communications skills. He enjoys reading about the Maasai History and Culture.

Lawrence has twelve years of experience working as a Land and Natural Resources Officer, in the fields of public interest litigation, land and natural resource policy advocacy, capacity building for communities, and networking and collaboration. As Land Administrator for MMWCA, Lawrence is focused on assisting con¬servancies to register land for conservation, lobbying the county government to carry out land planning for viable and productive land use, and assisting conservancies to develop and implement management plans.

Rosebell supports and undertakes the effective and efficient administration of MMWCA’s operations to enable the organization to deliver on its mandate. She has over eight years of experience in administration and operations.

Daniel is responsible for coordinating conser¬vation activities in the conservancies on the western and central cluster of Mara. He brings 17 years of experience in working closely with communities.

Eric is in charge of the Eastern cluster of Mara. His background is wildlife Biology and has worked for over six years in the field of conservation as an ecologist. He coordinates conservation activities and engagement with communities.

Jackson is responsible for es¬tablishing PCA by securing land for conservation, developing a suitable conservation model for the area and building and strengthening governance structures. Jackson has worked in social development for more than 10 years and took part in the design of the successful con¬servation model for the establishment of Naibosho Conservancy.

VISION

A cultural landscape where communities and partners secure wildlife and sustainable livelihoods for a better future.

MISSION

To conserve the greater Maasai Mara ecosystem, through a network of protected areas, for the prosperity of all – biodiversity and wildlife, the local population, and recreation and tourism for the nation of Kenya.

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