Prof George Magoha is the immediate former Cabinet Secretary for Education.
He is a Professor of Surgery and a Consultant Urologist.
The former CS has been recognised as being instrumental in the implementation of the Competency-Based Curriculum which was introduced by former President Uhuru Kenyatta's administration in 2017.
In particular, he has been credited for the preparation of the Grade Six class set to undertake their national assessment in December and overseeing the construction of over 10,000 CBC classes.
He has also been credited for the transformation of the KCPE and KCSE administration by sealing loopholes of exam malpractice.
Notably, the new administration through Deputy President Rigathi Gachagua praised the CS who was instrumental in overseeing a smooth transition at his ministry with respect to CBC implementation.
Other positions that Magoha held include; Vice Chancellor for the University of Nairobi (2005 - 2015), Chairman of the Kenya National Examinations Council (KNEC)
He is a Fellow of the Kenya National Academy of Sciences (FKNAS) and the African Academy of Sciences (FAAS).
Magoha is also the recipient of the Presidential Awards Moran of the Burning Spear (MBS) and Elder of the Burning Spear (EBS).