Deputy Director, Education Training and Research and Development

Nicholas Wambua Maingi, currently serving as the Principal of the Institute for Meteorological Training and Research (IMTR), and Deputy Director, Education Training and Research and Development, at KMD since 2019, has over 30 years of work experience at the Kenya Meteorological Department. Mr. Maingi has worked at various sections such as the International Relations Office, Public Weather Service, Jomo Kenyatta International Airport and the National Meteorological Centre. He was attached at the World Meteorological Organisation as a Research Office in 2017.

Mr. Maingi has specialised in Satellite Meteorology Applications and has been a core trainer for the Africa region under the African Satellite Meteorology Education Training (ASMET) Programme. He holds a Master Degree in Tropical Meteorology from Ecole Nationale de La Meteorologie; Toulouse; France; 1995 and a Bachelor’s Degree in Meteorology; University of Nairobi; 1987.