Professor Krhoda is an associate professor of geography and environmental studies and managing director of REDPLAN Consultants Ltd. Until December 2006, he was the permanent secretary of the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources, Ministry of Water and Irrigation, and former dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Nairobi. He specializes in water resources planning and river hydraulics.
Previously, he consulted for the World Bank, UNDP, UNICEF, UNEP, the Royal Netherlands Embassy in Nairobi, and the African Centre for Technology Studies (ACTS). He also worked with UNO/UNEP international conferences on the UN Desertification Convention, UN Climate Change Convention, Basel Convention, and ILEC/World Lakes conferences. He was appointed rapporteur for the General Assembly of UNEP in February 2006 in Dubai.
His current work concentrates on policy dialogue, institutional reforms, and conflict over access to and use of natural resources.