David Mungai is a professor and deputy director of the Wangari Maathai Institute for Peace and Environmental Studies at the University of Nairobi, Kenya. Mungai works closely with the Global Universities Partnership on Environment and Sustainability, Habitat Partner Universities Initiative and Education for Sustainable Development in Africa Programme. He has coordinated the international development of an innovative Master of Science degree programme in Sustainable Urban Development which is being mounted at Nairobi and Kenyatta universities. Mungai has published widely in the fields of agricultural meteorology and ecohydrology. He has carried out numerous environmental impact assessments and audits covering a wide range of development sectors in Kenya and other countries. Mungai has served as the chair, Department of Geography and Environmental Studies; chair of the Technical Advisory Committee on Environmental Impact Assessment/Audit at the National Environment Management Authority, and member of the UK Department for International Development’s Pathways to Environmental Action in Kenya Advisory Committee. Mungai is a member of the Lead Faculty of the Earth System Governance Project.