Prof. Magoha is Professor of Urological and Transplant Surgery. Born in Gem, Kenya, he received his medical training at the College of Medicine of the University of Lagos Nigeria; Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Nigeria; Royal College of Surgeons, Ireland; and the Royal Postgraduate Medical School Hammersmith Hospital, London.
Currently, he is the Chairman of the Kenya National Examinations Council (KNEC) where he has introduced transformative measures that have seen the Council regain its integrity. He has also been Chairman of the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board (KMPDB) since 2009. In addition, Prof. Magoha represents Africa in the Global Council of Confucius Institute, Beijing China; he is Chairman of African Network for Scientific and Technological Institutions (ANSTI) Governing Board; has served as President of the Association of African Universities (AAU), and has been President of the Association of Medical Councils of Africa (AMCOA) from 2013 to date.
Prof. Magoha is a recipient of many local and international awards and honors, including State recognition with: Member of the Burning Spear (MBS) and Elder of the Burning Spear (EBS).