Derrick Omollo is an early career conservation scientist based in Kenya.
He is affiliated to the Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute (KMFRI), in the Oceanography and Hydrography. Derrick is passionate about using nature-based solutions to mitigate climate change. He serves in the Leadership of the Western Indian Ocean Early Career Scientists Network.
His mission is to promote WIO-ECSN programs in Kenya by encouraging youth involvement in Marine science and blue economy innovation. Derrick has an MSc degree in Biology of Conservation from the University of Nairobi and BSc in Coastal and Marine resources management from Kenyatta University. He is also a certified diver and holds numerous professional certificates including project management.