Joseph Mburu Waiganjo was born in 1973. He is an environmentalist who is engaged in tree planting for forest restoration and carbon offsetting to sustainably combat climate change.  Waiganjo is the Founder/Coordinator of Esconet (Escarpment Environment Conservation Network, a Community-based Organization (CBO) that works in partnership with Carbon Footprint Ltd (UK) on indigenous forest restoration in license agreement with the Kenya Forest Service.

Waiganjo holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics and Chemistry.

He has worked as a volunteer coordinator for Kenya Red Cross Society, Limuru Branch where he worked to alleviate the suffering of the most vulnerable in the society. He has also worked within the community to promote education, cooperatives and the Jua Kali sector.