Dr. James Kapanya Nguzo Until July, 2018, he was the county chief officer incharge of Lands, Energy, Housing ,Physical Planning & Urban Development. Following the reorganization of County Government of Kilifi in 2018, he retained the Lands and Energy docket.

Dr. Nguzo earned his doctorate Degree (PhD) from the Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture & Technology in 2017. He holds two masters degrees: M.A (comm.studies) from the University of Nairobi and M.A (International Relations & Diplomacy ) from Kenyatta University. Prior to this, he had graduated with B.A(Hons) and Postgraduate Diploma ( mass communication) also from Kenyatta University.

A member of both the Public Relations Society of Kenya and Institute of Surveyors of Kenya(Land Administration and management chapter), he has had several   administration trainings both locally and internationally at both the Kenya school of Government and strathmore Business school obtaining among others ,the Strategic Leadership Development Programme and Public Policy Executive Programme respectively and Sustainable Development and Environmental Protection in Rural areas in Kenya in Beijing, the Peoples Republic of China.

Dr. Nguzo  has a wealth of experience on land issues having worked with the Ministry of Lands & Physical planning in the Department of Land Adjudication and Settlement since 1999 before joining the county Government of Kilifi.  He  also  was a Part –Time lecturer at Moi University, Mombasa campus.

lecturer at Moi University, Mombasa campus.


1979 – 1983

Master of Political Science

Columbia University, CL

1984 – 1987

UG Degree of Politics

University of Chicago School

1992 – 2004

Diplamo of Business Management

University of Business. NY

2004 – 2008

Higher School Education

School of Losangle

Professional Skills

Crisis Management
Public Speaking
Problem Solving
Strategy Planning

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