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Environmental consultant

Harvey Jerome Croze, American environmental consultant. African Wildlife Leadership Foundation Research fellow, 1973-1974; National Institutes of Health grantee, 1965-1968; National Science Foundation grantee, since 2000; Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Center Team Residency, 1998.


Croze, Harvey Jerome was born on June 5, 1942 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Came to Kenya, 1972. Son of Harvey Jerome and Isabel Catherina (Brazas) Croze.


Bachelor cum laude, Amherst (Massachusetts) College, 1964. Doctor of Philosophy, Oxford (England) University, 1968.


Elephant ecologist Serengeti Research Institute, Seronera, Tanzania, 1968-1972. Lecturer zoology University Nairobi, 1972-1975. Senior staff ecologist wildlife management project United Nations Development Programme/Food and Agriculture Organization (of the United Nations)/Kenyo, Nairobi, 1975-1976.

Director Ecosystems Ltd./English as Second Language Computers Ltd., 1977-1979. Senior science affairs officer Global Environment Monitoring Systems United Nations Environment Programme, 1979-1984, director Global Resource Information Database, 1984-1993, assistant executive director and director environmental assessment program, 1993-1996. Self-employed environmental consultant, since 1996.

Consultant Rockefeller Foundation, New York City, 1997. Board directors Global Resource Information Database, Arendal, Norway, 1995-1997.


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  • Other Work

    • Co-author: (with John Reader) Pyramids of Life, 1977, reprinted, 1999, (with Carlo Mari) The Great Migration, 2000. Program director Global Enviroment Outlook, 1997. Editor: (with Y. Elmerick, F. Daghistani and W. Al-Hashimi) Environmental Monitoring for the Arab World, 1981.

      Principal researcher, author: Searching Image in Carrion Crows, 1970. Editorial board World Resource Report, 1995-1996.


Founding member Committee for Human Ecology in Kenya - Chek-Kenya, Nairobi. Member East African Wildlife Society (member council 1976-1990), Fauna Preservation Society, Limuru Community College, Muthaiga Country Club, Aero Club of East Africa.


  • Other Interests



Married Christiane Grieshaber, October 14, 1965 (divorced 1984). Children: Christian Anselm, Katrineka Nairobi, Andreas Lengai. Married Cristina Boelcke, August 23, 1992.

Harvey Jerome Croze

Isabel Catherina (Brazas) Croze

Christiane Grieshaber

Cristina Boelcke

Christian Anselm Croze

Katrineka Nairobi Croze

Andreas Lengai Croze