Mr Charles Kagema is a Physical/Land Use Planner in Kenya and the Director, Land Use Planning & Research Directorate at the National Land Commission. He holds a Master of Art Degree in Urban and Regional Planning and Bachelor of Arts in Geography, both from the University of Nairobi. He has acquired several credentials and certificates in planning, management and in governance. He is a registered Physical Planner and a corporate member of Kenya Institute of Planners. Before taking the current position, he worked with the Commission as a County Coordinator in various counties. Prior to that he worked in the Ministry of Land and Physical Planning as a Physical Planner. He has experience in Physical and Land Use Planning in Kenya spanning nearly three decades. He has participated in formulating National, County and Urban Spatial planning tools and many development plans. He is widely experienced in implementing policies and statutes guiding preparation of Land Use Development Plans.