Regional Technical Manager, Ghana & West Africa
Global Research & Data Support (GRDS)

Ishmai is IPA's Regional Technical Manager for Ghana and West Africa. He works to create data quality resources and materials and helps build the capacity of research staff. Prior to joining IPA, Ishmail worked as an independent enumerator for various institutions from which he gained lots of field experience. He also worked as a Project Coordinator for a rights-based youth advocacy organization in Northern Ghana. Ishmail holds a BA in Economics from the University of Cape Coast (Ghana) and has completed a post-graduate summer school course in International Development Studies from the University of Oslo (Norway).