HENRY M. SICHINGABULA is a Fluvial Geomorphologist by training and teacher by profession, currently holding the positions of Director, Directorate of Research and Graduate Studies (DRGS), University of Zambia (UNZA), and Professor, Department of Geography and Environmental Studies (GES), School of Natural Sciences at UNZA. He holds a PhD (1994) and M. Sc. (1985) in Fluvial Geomorphology from Simon Fraser University, British Columbia, Canada; a B. A. Ed. Degree (Physical Geography) (1981) from the University of Zambia; and a Diploma in International Trade (1991), The Business Management Association, London. He has acted as Deputy Vice-Chancellor  (July 2017; August-October, 2013), and several ocassions as acting Dean (School of Natural Scienes (2008-2009) and as actig Diretor - DRGS (1997-1999).  He is a former Dean of School of Natural Sciences (2011-2013), and former Head of Department of Geography (1999-2000 and 2008-2010). His work experience includes university lecturing and research (1985-date), and has worked as consultant as Study Fund Advisor for two World Bank (IDA) funded government projects, the Environmental Support Programme, Ministry of Tourism, Environment and Natural Resources (2000-2002) and the Zambia Social Investment Fund, Ministry of Finance and National Planning (2003-2006); and also worked as Hydrologist, Department of Water Affairs, Lusaka, 1981. He has initiated, coordinated and participated in a number of collaborative research projects with colleagues at University of Zambia and foreign universities, funded by development partners and donors including, the Organisation for Social Science Research for Eastern and Southern Africa (OSSREA); The British Council,  DfID-DelPHE (UK); African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (ACP Group) Science and Technology Programme;  Southern African Science Service Centre for Climate Change and Adaptive Land Management (SASSCAL) funded by German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF). He has  undertaken consultancy and sub-consultancy projects funded by the Government of the Republic of Zambia / UNDP-GEF, WWF-Netherlands/WWF-Zambia, Zambia Wildlife Authority, National Heritage Commission, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), South Africa, National Geographic Society, among others. To his credit are a number of publications in journals, conference proceedings, projects reports and book chapter contributions. He has supervised and continues to supervise M.Sc. and PhD students in the geography and environmental studies, and under the Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) programmme, in the School of Mines, UNZA. As Director, he is currently implementing University of Zambia policies on research and postgraduate studies.