Edwin Kinyanjui
Senior Community Wildlife Officer

Edwin Kinyanjui is the Senior Community Wildlife Officer for the Mount Kenya Trust (MKT). He heads up a unique team of community wildlife guards and Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) rangers.

Edwin and his team have saved an untold number of animals and helps to protect the habitats in which they live. Edwin has been central to the rescue of orphaned elephants that are regular victims of the ivory trade. He inspires and leads his team through the mountain’s harsh terrain year round.

Edwin was gazette as an Honorary Warden for KWS in 2011 and was shortlisted for the Prestigious Tusk Trust Conservation awards at the inaugural 2013 event held in London with Royal Patrons the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.