Dr. Mwinyikione Mwinyihija received his PhD in Environmental Science (Ecotoxicology and remediation of tanning industry effluents) University of Aberdeen, Scotland, UK. Later undertook a Post-Doc leading to DSc (Waste management of leather processing) at the Atlantic University, USA. To enrich his leadership and managerial skills he pursued a doctorate degree in management which lead to D.Mngt. from SMC-University, Switzerland. He also been awarded D.Phil. award in Management from UCN-Nicaragua. Currently, he is pursuing an advanced Post-Doc research at UGSM-Monarch University, Switzerland titled ‘Value creation in Kenya: An evaluation of sustainable development policies of the leather sector’.

He has in the past being an adjunct lecturer at Jomo Kenyatta University, Kenya & moderator of exams in Nairobi University and doctoral examiner at University of Madras. Currently hes is also Professor of Management at Euclid University and Faculty at University of the People, USA.

In addition, to the ascribed qualification he holds Chartered Fellowship with professional institutions of high esteem e.g. Council of Science, Institute of Biology (UK), Chartered Institute of Water and Environment, Society of the environmental, Association for the Advancement of Biodiversity Science and Chartered Management Institute (under review). He has published several papers, books and a reviewer, in various prestigious peer reviewed journals.

He is presently the Executive Director of COMESA-Leather and Leather Products Institute a regional organization mandated and chartered to spear head the development of the leather sector in nineteen countries in Africa. Previously, served as the Chief Executive of the Leather development Council, Kenya with similar mandate but at national level.