Dr. Samson Kinyanjui

Dr. Sam Kinyanjui

Dr. Sam Kinyanjui is the Head of Training and Capacity Building at the KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Research Programme (KWTRP) in Kenya and the Director for the Initiative to Develop African Research Leaders (IDeAL). As the Head of Training and Capacity Building at the KWTRP in Kenya, Dr. Kinyanjui provides scientific, and strategic guidance for academic training towards research leadership. His key achievement has been the development and implementation of a comprehensive research career framework for attracting, training and retaining African research leaders. Regionally, Dr. Kinyanjui is involved in advocacy for increased commitment to building research capacity in Africa by both African governments and funding agencies.