Isaac Newton Bortey


I hold a Master’s degree in Development Policy from KDI School of Public Policy and Management in South Korea and a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Ghana. I have over three years of experience in public policy analysis and public sector auditing. I engage in advocacy efforts by contributing to economic research while working with the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA-Ghana). I am also a freelance contributor with the Future African Forum and serve as a Peer Reviewer in Economic Policy with a German based inclusive and independent platform for young professionals called Policy Corner. My opinion pieces focus on concerns in Ghana and reflect on recent survey research.

I am driven by the desire to ensure that public policy solutions to society’s challenges reflect data-based research findings. Currently, I work as a Performance Auditor with the Ghana Audit Service, where I employ my research skills to provide non-financial auditing of government agencies to ensure resources allocated to agencies are utilized in accordance with economic realities, effectiveness, and efficiency.

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