Michael Bowen

Curriculum Vitae

Michael K. Bowen 


Doctoral Degree  Moi University

(Environmental Economics) 2006 PhD Env.Econ

Masters Degree Egerton University 1997 MSc. Agric.

(Agricultural Economics)Economics

Bachelors Degree Egerton University 1992 2nd Class- (Agricultural Economics) UpperDivision

High School St. Patrick’s High School-Iten 1988 3 Principles

(Maths, Chemistry and Biology)

Secondary School St. Patrick’s High School-Iten 1986 Division 1

(Sciences-Maths, Chemistry,

Physics, Biology among others)

Primary School Emsea Primary School 1982 CPE-33 Points



  • Chairman IDB Capital
  • Associate Professor of Environmental Economics
  • Director, Research, Publications and Consultancy at Daystar University
  • Deputy Director, Quality Assurance (2013-2015)
  • Head of Department (Business Administration) Kenya Methodist University
  • Senior, Researcher at Daystar University (2005-2012)
  • Lecturer, Kenya Methodist University (2002-2005)
  • Chairman, Senior Staff Association at Daystar University (2012-2014)
  • Council Member at Daystar University (2012-2014)
  • Member of two school boards in Keiyo South Constituency
  • Lecturer for the last 16 years
  • Involved in seeking research grants and carried out research worth Kshs. 66,835,000
  • Supervised more than 100 masters students and PhD students
  • Published several papers and book chapters
  • Presented papers in conferences in the Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, USA, Netherlands, Hong Kong, Japan, Dubai, South Africa, UAE
  • External Examiner for National University of Science and Technology (Zimbabwe) Jomo Kenyatta University, Kenya Methodist University, Moi University, Africa Nazarene University, Management University of Africa
  • A member of Kenya HIV and AIDS Research Coordination Mechanism


  1. Director, Research, Publications and Consultancy and Postgraduate Bureau  (2015-Date)
  2. Deputy Director, Directorate of Quality Assurance, Daystar University (2013-2015)
  3. Associate Professor Economics Department, Daystar University
  4. Previously senior researcher, Centre for Research publications and Consultancy (2005-2012)
  5. Head of department (Business), Kenya Methodist University (2004-2005)
  6. Lecturer, Kenya Methodist University (2002-2005)
  7. Part Time Lecturer Moi University (1998-2002)


  • Taught research methodology at PhD level at Daystar University.
  • Taught the following courses at Masters level; Managerial Economics, Research Methodology, Econometrics and Risk Communication.
  • Lecture in the following courses at undergraduate level; Environmental Economics, Research Methods, Quantitative Techniques, Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Money and Banking and Public Finance.


  • Currently Director Research, Publications and Consultancy Bureau at Daystar University
  • Deputy Director, Quality Assurance, Daystar University
  • Chairman, Senior Staff Association of Daystar University (2012-2014)
  • A Member of University Council (2012-2014) representing staff
  • Head of Department (Business Administration) at Kenya Methodist University in the Department of Business Administration.
  • Acted for a cumulative of more than 1 Year as the Director, Research Publications and Consultancy-Attended senate and management board meetings when acting

Editing and Review of Papers and Journals

  • An editor for KCA business journal and Daystar University Journal
  • Editor, Daystar University Journal “Perspectives”
  • Edited the “Book of Abstracts” Daystar University
  • Reviewer for papers for “Developing Continuing Education in Africa” Book edited by Florence Miya and Peter Mageto, Daystar University
  • Reviewer for papers for “Our Children, Our Being Book” to be published by Daystar University

External Examination

  • Moi University, School of Agriculture
  • National University of Science and Technology, Zimbabwe
  • An external examiner for Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Department of Business
  • An external examiner with Management University of Africa
  • Thesis External examiner, Kenya Methodist University
  • Thesis external examiner, Africa Nazarene University