Ngware provides the leadership in education research at APHRC. He designs research projects, conducts policy relevant research in the areas of access and quality of education with a special focus on learning outcomes.

Ngware holds a PhD in Economics of Education from Egerton University, Kenya. He joined APHRC in 2007 prior to which he was a Policy Analyst at the Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis and also served as a Senior Lecturer and Chairman of the Department of Education Administration and Planning at Egerton University, Kenya.

He is a DAAD scholar and has published several working papers, occasional reports and peer-reviewed journal articles. Ngware is driven by success and passion to influence change that can lead to improvements in social outcomes particularly among marginalized populations in sub Saharan Africa. To access some of his publications, log on to


  • –present
    Research Scientist in Education, African Population and Health Research Center


  • 2000 
    Egerton University, PhD