Kennedy Mbeva

Australian-German Climate and Energy College

Kennedy Mbeva is currently a PhD candidate in the School of Social and Political Science at the University of Melbourne. His PhD project explores the co-evolution of the trade and environmental governance regimes, focusing on how preferential trade agreements foster (or not) environmental governance. 

Prior to commencing his PhD, Kennedy was a Research Fellow at the African Centre for Technology Studies (ACTS), a leading pan-African public policy think tank, working on environmental policy and governance, with a focus on climate policy. 

Kennedy holds an Msc in Environmental Management from the UNEP-Tongji Institute of Environment for Sustainable Development in Shanghai and a Bsc in Environmental Studies from Kenyatta University in Nairobi. He is also a winner of the prestigious Green Talents Fellowship Award for High Potentials in Sustainability (2014).