Mr. Emmanuel Kisombe is the Permanent Secretary for Immigration & Registration of Persons. Was the immediate Principal Administrative Secretary (PAS) Cabinet Office in the Office of the President .He holds a Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com.) Accounting option from the University of Nairobi . He has also taken Induction Course, Advanced Public Administration, Population Management Course and Computer Statistical Applications from the Kenya Institute of Administration (KIA).
Among the related courses studied include a Senior Administrative Officer Course at the British Council, Strategic Management of Development Programmes, ACPAC in Sydney Australia and attended a Seminar on Government and Civil Service System at the National Personnel Authority, JICA, in Tokyo , Japan .
The Permanent Secretary rose through the Administrative Officer ranks beginning as an Assistant Secretary (AS) III and II, at the Inspectorate of Statutory Boards, served as an AS II in the Task Force on Divestiture of Government Investments and AS I for Provincial Administration in the OOP.
Furthermore he served as Assistant Secretary I (Secretary Probe Committee on Nyandarua Progressive Agency in Nakuru),Senior Assistant Secretary which included attachmenet to the Famine Relief Co-ordination Secretariat in the Cabinet Office and Under Secretary in the same office.
His wealth of experience includes working at the Department of Relief and Rehabilitation, Speeches/Press Unit in the Cabinet Office, Deputy Secretary and Senior Deputy Secretary in the Cabinet Secretariat at State House respectively.
His hobbies are participating in Community Activities, Travelling, Debating, Reading and Translating Christian materials