PROF. KAMAU NGAMAU – VICE-CHANCELLOR AND COUNCIL SECRETARY
Prof. Kamau Ngamau is the Vice-Chancellor of The Co-operative University of Kenya. He previously served as the Ag. Deputy Vice-Chancellor Academic Affairs at The Co-operative University of Kenya and was previously serving as the Deputy Principal Academic Affairs of the former Co-operative University College of Kenya. He is a Professor of Horticulture at the Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT). He served in various capacities at JKUAT rising through the ranks from an Assistant Lecturer in 1993, Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, Associate Professor to Professor in 2013. Administratively, Professor Ngamau has held the position of Chair of Horticulture Department, Dean Faculty of Agriculture, and Director Board of Postgraduate Studies at JKUAT among other responsibilities which he performed with distinction.
He has numerous publications in internationally refereed journals, supervised many Undergraduate, Masters, and Ph.D. students successfully. He is a recognized research scientist and consultant in Horticulture. He has attended and presented seminar papers in various Local and International workshops and Conferences on cross-cutting issues in Higher Education and in his area of expertise.
Prof. Ngamau, an alumnus of Nairobi School, is a holder of Doctor of Philosophy in Horticultural Sciences of the University of Hanover, Germany, a Master of Science degree in Horticulture, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Agriculture from the University of Nairobi, Kenya. He holds a second Master’s degree in Organizational Development from USIU, Kenya.