Kevin Urama is an environmental and ecological economist who develops trans-disciplinary and integrated tools for sustainable management of social, ecological and economic systems. He is Executive Director of the African Technology Policy Studies Network in Kenya. He is also inaugural President of the African Society for Ecological Economics and the African chapter of the International Society of Ecological Economics.
Dr Urama is a fellow at the Macaulay Land Use Research Institute, in the UK, which studies the social and environmental consequences of rural land uses. His writings have appeared in the Journal of Agricultural Economics and the International Journal of Sustainable Development. Kevin Urama earned a PhD in economics from Cambridge University; he was awarded the 2003 James Claydon Prize for the most outstanding doctoral thesis in economics or related subjects from the university.