Richard E. Leakey, FRS

Professor, Chair, Turkana Basin Institute, Stony Brook University

Leakey was director of the National Museums of Kenya, director of the country’s Wildlife Conservation and Management Department, a member of the Parliament of Kenya, cabinet secretary, and head of the civil service. He is currently establishing Ngaren, a stand-alone, one-of-a-kind memorial and celebration of humankind’s origins in Africa.

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