Daniel Nyanganyura, Zimbabwean, is the current Regional Director for the International Council for Science (ICSU) Regional Office for Africa (ROA) since February 2017. At ICSU ROA, he manages and oversees ICSU scientific programmes/activities in Africa.

He holds a Doctorate in Atmospheric Physics (2007), an MSc in Agricultural Meteorology (1999), and a BSc 4th Year Honour in Physics (1997) from the University of Zimbabwe; and a Licentiate Degree in Education in the Specialty of Physics and Astronomy from Enrique José Varona Higher Pedagogical Institute, Havana, Cuba (1991).

He was Programme Specialist for Physics, Mathematics and Engineering Sciences at ICSU ROA (2008 – 2016); an air pollution research scientist at the Max Planck Institute for Chemistry in Mainz, Germany (August 2007 - July 2008); a Physics lecturer (2001 - 2007) and Physics teaching assistant (2000) at the University of Zimbabwe; an A-Level Physics and Computer Science Teacher (1991 - 1998).

He is a member of the South African Institute of Physics; American Geophysical Union; European Geosciences Union; the Air Pollution Information Network for Africa; and International Society for Agricultural Meteorology.