Executive Director - Friends of Lake Turkana
Ikal Angelei holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Nairobi and a Master’s Degree in Public Policy from the State University of New York at Stony Brook. She is the Executive Director of Friends of Lake Turkana (FoLT) and has extensive experience working on environmental and natural resource governance and advocacy. Ikal Angelei is also skilled in community mobilization and advocacy. In 2012 she was awarded the Goldman Environmental Prize in particular for her voicing of environmental implications of the Gilgel Gibe III Dam, speaking on behalf of Kenyan indigenous communities.