Kitipong Promwong is the President of the Office of National Higher Education, Science, Research and Innovation Policy Council. He has played an important role in the development and reform of the national innovation system in Thailand. He is one of the key persons who drafted the concept for the establishment of the Ministry of Higher Education, Science, Research and Innovation. As a policymaker, Promwong successfully initiated a number of policies and strategic programs aimed at developing the STEM workforce in Thailand. Promwong holds a Doctoral Degree in Development Studies from the University of Strathclyde, UK.