Prof. Muhammad Swazuri is the Chairman of the National Land Commission. He was awarded ‘Order of the Grand Warrior of Kenya’ Commendation (OGW) by the President in 2004. He is an associate Professor of Land Economics. He holds Doctor of Philosophy in Land Economics, a Master of Arts in Housing Administration and a Bachelor of Arts in Land Economics all from the University of Nairobi. Previously, Prof. Swazuri Served as a Commissioner of the Constitution of Kenya Review Commission (CKRC).
With a background in teaching, Prof. Swazuri has lectured in a number of Universities in Kenya and abroad, where he has supervised PhD students. He once served as a Deputy Principal, Mombasa Polytechnic University College. Until his appointment as the Chairman, National Land Commission, Prof. was the Ag. Deputy Vice Chancellor, Technical University of Mombasa.
He is an associate member of the Institution of Surveyors of Kenya. He has served in many boards which included being the Chairman of Kwale Water and Sewerage Company, Shimo la Tewa school and a member of National Governing Committee of the Kenya Red Cross. Prof. Swazuri is a scholar who has researched and presented papers, written and reviewed books, published articles and many other scholarly works.