Mr. Maurice O. Makoloo

Mr. Maurice O. Makoloo

Director, Eastern Africa, Ford Foundation. Trustee

Mr. Maurice O. Makoloo is the Director, Eastern Africa, Ford Foundation – KENYA, where he oversees all grant making in the region.

He holds a master of laws and bachelor of laws, both from the University of Nairobi. Maurice served as director of the Institute for Law and Environmental Governance, a leading environmental research and advocacy institution based in Nairobi.

He was appointed by the Council of the Law Society of Kenya to serve as the convener of the society’s Environmental Law Committee, a position he has held since 2005.

Recently, he concluded a six-year term as secretary of Kenya’s Public Complaints Committee on the Environment—a post to which he was appointed by the minister for environment and mineral resources.