Dr. Helen Hoka Osiolo teaches Economics at Strathmore University Institute for Mathematical Sciences, Nairobi, Kenya. She has a PhD in Economics with specialization on Environmental Economics and Public Finance. Her working experience is on climate change policy and research analysis with a focus on energy and transport. She is currently an associate editor with the Energy for Sustainable Development and a peer-reviewer with several Elsevier journals on development, environment, and health. She has widely published in peer reviewed journals and co-authored several book chapters.
She has partnered, mobilized, and carried out collaborative research with both academia, think tanks, private and government sectors both at national and international levels. Key among such collaborations under the Global Challenges Research Fund ( GCRF) funding is the ESPRFC Green Growth Diagnostic for Africa – Consortium of researchers based in Kenya, Ghana and the UK looking for the key areas of policy interventions to remove obstacles to investment in renewable technologies. She has also worked on transport sector; her recent assignment was a study on the “Benefits and Cost of Scaling Up High Speed Train Network in Africa with the Copenhagen Consensus Centre in USA.