Kipchumba Murkomen is a lawyer by profession and has worked for several reputable local and US organizations before joining politics. He also lectured at Moi University.

An advocate of the High Court of Kenya, Hon Murkomen holds a Master of Laws (LLM) from American University’s Washington College of Law, Washington DC, USA and University of Pretoria, South Africa and a Diploma in Law from Kenya School of Law.

He is the First Senator of Elgeyo Marakwet County, elected on 4th March 2013.