Mr. Charles Sunkuli is the Principal Secretary for the Ministry of Environment and Forestry. He is the Chairman of the taskforce for the current National Climate Change Action Plan (NCCAP) 2018-2022. Under his stewardship, the Ministry has made remarkable strides to ensure that Kenyans have a clean and healthy environment as envisioned in the constitution. Mr. Sunkuli is in the forefront in ensuring enforcement of the plastic bag ban in Kenya through a multisector approach with multi-disciplinary agencies to ensure that through the National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) the ban is upheld. He has also spearheaded the cleaning of Nairobi River, tree planting, waste management among other key environmental actions. Under his leadership, the Ministry has developed requisite policies and legal instruments to create enabling milieu to ensure sustainable environmental management. Some of these include; National Adaptation Plan (NAP) 2015-2030, Green Growth Strategy and Implementation Plan (GESIP), Climate Change Act 2016 among others. These policy documents are guiding the country towards achieving a low carbon climate resilient development pathway. Mr. Sunkuli has continued to support in helping Kenya achieve its green growth agenda through reducing poverty and improving livelihoods through climate mitigation and adaptation of green technologies and boosting the Country’s tree cover through the engagement of various stakeholders and development partners as the Principal Secretary. He is a holder of an Executive Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from the Eastern and Southern Africa Management Institute (ESAMI) and Maastricht School of Management (MSM) and a Bachelor of Education (Bed Arts) from Moi University. Prior to his current appointment, Mr. Charles Sunkuli was the Managing Director for Ewaso Ng’iro South River Basin Development Authority (ENSDA) for six years where he oversaw the initiation of Lower Ewaso Ng'iro South Multipurpose project and other major flagship projects that have transformed livelihoods of communities and thus enhancing climate change resilience building in the counties of Narok, Nakuru Kajiado and Nyandarua.