Member for8 years
Philip Muruthi is African Wildlife Foundation's Vice President, Conservation Science & Planning. Philip, who has worked with AWF for more than 20 years, manages the conservation-science component of AWF's integrated conservation strategies, using landscape-scale, holistic approaches. As head of AWF’s species program, he oversees our conservation interventions designed to protect and benefit focal species as well as human populations. Philip represents AWF in international dialogues such as at the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species and the International Union for Conservation of Nature commissions, working on matters such as species’ endangerment classification and status or how resources should be allocated to deliver long-term results. He is also a member of the Task Force on Kenya’s Migratory Corridors and Dispersal Areas as well as Kenya's National Giraffe Conservation Task Force. Philip’s extensive educational qualifications include an M.S. and Ph.D. in ecology and evolutionary biology from Princeton University. He has authored numerous publications.