Our Staff & Board

Green Belt Movement Board of Directors - Kenya

GBM’s leadership structure comprises of the board of directors, the executive and the senior management team.

GBM Kenya Board Members:

Wanjira Mathai-Chair of the Board View Bio
Obadiah Kavivya - Vice Chair
Vertistine Mbaya - Treasurer
Lillian Njehu - Vice Treasurer
Cyrus Kimamo - Acting Secretary
Miriam Chege
Njeri Gakonyo
Gerishon Kinyanjui
Peter Ndunda
Monica Opole

Green Belt Movement Staff   

52 staff, volunteers, communities working for GBM across the country in which it is present. They are led by the senior management team who are based in GBM's head office in Nairobi:                   


Lydia Makena 
Human Resources Officer

Javan Lewela
Finance Manager


Mercy Wanja Karunditu
Senior Programme Officer - Tree Planting and Water Harvesting


Teresa Maina
Senior Programme Officer - Gender, Livelihood and Advocacy
Wycliffe Matika
Grants Officer
Pauline Wambui Njeri
Facility Administrator at GBM Training Center- Langata
David Iraya 
Communications Officer