The School of Built Environment  boasts of some nationally and internationally recognised alumni personalities including;




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Dr. Muhammad Abdallah Swazuri

Chairman National Land Commision, former Ag. Deputy Vice Chancellor Administration Finance and Planning Technical University of Mombasa , Senior Lecturer at Department of Real Estate Development,  management and valuation, amongst other courses. Joined University in 1980- 84 for Bachelor of Arts in Land Economics, University of Nairobi, 1984-986 Master of Arts in Housing Management, University of Nairobi, 1987-1997 Doctor of Philosophy in Land Economics, University of Nairobi. Ph.D. (Nairobi), MA.(Nairobi), BA.(Nairobi), OGW

Dr Tomiik Mboya Konyimbi

Member National Land Commission Kenya 2013, Senior Lecturer, Department of Land Development& Researcher, Department of Land Development. 1981-85 University of Nairobi B.A. (Land Economics) 1st Class Honours.

Dr. Rose Mumbua Musyoka

Member National Land Commission Kenya 2013, Lecturer, Department of Urban and Regional Planning, 1995- M.A. Philosophy, University of Nairobi, 1989- B.A (hons.), University of Nairobi,


Hon. Wycliffe Musalia Mudavadi

17th April, 2008 Deputy Prime Minister & Minister for Local Government ,Bachelor of Arts, Land Economics (Hons) M.I.S.K. (RV) Graduate of the University of Nairobi

Mr. Peter Wachira Njuguna

Managing Director and chairman National Housing Corporation (NHC). He is a past Chairman of the Architectural Association of kenya (AAK- Architect Chapter); Past the sectretary General of the East African Institute of Architects and the current Vice Chair of the  Nairobi Central business Association (NCBDA) which are professional and business oriented organization related to or ancillary to provisions of housing. Bachelor of Architecture  from the university of Nairobi

Arch. Lee Karuri

Currently Director of Dimensions Architects and Interior Designers,which has been a leading architectural firm in East and Central Africa from 1994 to date. Past chairman of Architectural Association of Kenya – AAK, 1999- 2001

1984-89 Bachelor of Architecture, University of Nairobi, B. Arch Upper Second Class honors

Arch. Hitesh Mehta

President, HM Design


Mr. Hitesh Mehta is one of the world’s leading authorities, practitioners and researchers on ecotourism physical planning and both the landscape architectural and architectural aspects of ecolodges.

Dr. Daniel Irura

Senior Lecturer, Witwatersrand, School of Archictecture & Planning

Ms Mariamu El Maawy

Principal Secretary, Ministry of lands, Housing & Urban Development Nominee

Arch P Sika


Former PS, Ministry of Nairobi Metropolitan

DR. Arch. Gideon Mutemi Mulyungi

CBS PS, Ministry of public works

Prof P.G Ngunjiri


Chancellor, Masai Mara University

Arch. Stanley Kebathi


Managing Director, SK Arch Plans

Arch. Steve Oudo


AAA /Constr C.A

Prof Tom Anyamba


Dean, School of Built Environment, UON

Prof. Chris Kiamba

P.S Ministry of Higher Education

Arch Abonyo Erastus Omil

Chairman, Department of Architecture and Building Science

Dr. Margaret Gachuru

Assets Manager, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Ms. Alice Njambi

Principal Councellor, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Irene Cheptoo Keino, MBS

Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission

Ms. Keino is a Town Planner and Lead Environmental Impact Assessment Expert. She previously worked for NCPB; Kenya Power and Lighting Company; Jorim Properties and Ministry of Lands and Settlement. She holds a Masters of Arts Degree in Urban and Regional Planning and a Bachelor of Arts in Geography and Sociology both from the University of Nairobi.

Prof. Johnstone Kiamba

Chairman - Kenya Urban Roads Authority Board(2013)

Mr. Evans Mairura,

Advisor to the Urban Development Department
Vice President, ISOCARP, Chairman AAK (Town Planning Chapter)

Mr. Peter Kibinda

Director of planning and Environment for the Nairobi Metropolitan Region

Mr. John Kihagi

Member of Parliament Elect for Naivasha 2013 Kihagi is the deputy chairman in the National Institute of Surveyors Association.Master of Arts Class of 2000

Dr. I. K. Mwangi

Chairman, Kenya Institute of Planners (KIP)

Dr. Mary Kimani

Chair- Department of Real Estate and Construction Management

Dr. Samuel V. Obiero

Chairman, Lecturer Department of Urban and Regional Planning
Nicholas Kiogora

Quantity Surveyor II at Ministry of Public Works



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