Dr. 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, Dr. Promwong successfully initiated a number of policies and strategic programmes such as the establishment of regional science parks and Food Innopolis, the Company R&D Center - Facilitation Centres, the Talent Mobility Programme, along with other projects aimed at developing the STEM workforce. He has been appointed as a member of various committees related to policy decision making and system reform at the national level. Dr. Promwong holds a Doctoral Degree in Development Studies (Science and Technology Policy) from the University of Strathclyde, UK.