Prof Reuben O. Marwanga is currently the chair of the Kenya National Innovation Agency Board. Prof Marwanga becomes the first board chairman in the state agency responsible for coordination, promotion and regulation of the National Innovation Ecosystem. He chairs a board of nine members appointed by the Education Cabinet Secretary to steer the agency. Prof. Marwanga provides an overall leadership to the board in areas of policy development, harness the collective skills of the board and its committees and those of the executive team to attain objectives. He is also expected to ensure that the board is provided with and approves the corporate strategies and business plans and annual budgets among functions of the agency.