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Keneth Racombo

Department of Blue Economy
+248 4672300
Maison Collet, Victoria, Mahe, Seychelles

Mr. Keneth Racombo

Principal Secretary

Mr. Keneth Racombo was appointed as the Principal Secretary in the Department of the Blue Economy in 2019, after spending two years as the Acting Chief Executive Officer, of the SADC Regional Tourism Organization of Southern Africa, in South Africa.

Mr. Racombo is an Economist by profession and has spent most of his professional career at the Department of Foreign Affairs where he has occupied various positions.

He started as a Trainee Economist in 1997 with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs at that time and left the Ministry in 2017 as the Director General for Development and Regional Integration within that Ministry.

Education and Qualifications

  • 2013 – 2014 MASTER IN DIPLOMATIC STUDIES - University of Pretoria, South AfricaDissertation title: The significance of Regional Integration as a component of the Diplomatic Strategy of Small Island Developing States – The case of Seychelles
  • 2008 – 2009 - MASTER IN STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT - Institute of Public Administration National University of Ireland
  • 1998 – 2002 BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN ECONOMICSUniversity of Réduit / Mauritius
  • 1994 – 1996 Cambridge General Certificate of Education Seychelles Polytechnic

Advanced Level (A’ Level) in         Economics, Mathematics and Geography

Ordinary Level (O’Level) in           English, French, Mathematics, Geography, History, Economics