Rev. Isaac Adza Tettey is a Chief Economic Development Planning Officer at the Volta Regional Coordinating Council (VRCC), with vast experience in the area of development planning, having worked in the Local Government Service for the past 27 years.
He holds MA in Urban Management from the Institute for Housing and Urban Development Studies, and post-graduate training for Capacity Building for Decentralization in Ghana, from the Maastricht School of Management (MSM) and Institute for Housing and Urban Development Studies from the Erasmus University in Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
He also holds BA Hons. in Economics and Sociology from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, KNUST, Kumasi.
He is an expert in Decentralization and Local Governance and very familiar with Decentralised Planning Systems. Over the years, he worked as SDGs champion and has facilitated in mainstreaming SDGs in development plans and budgets in Ghana. He has also participated as a panelist in localizing SDGs at Africities conference in Morocco.
His major responsibilities as Regional Economic Planning Officer include the following:
- Collection and collating data on development programmes and projects.
- Facilitate the identification of social problems and strategies to solve them.
- Facilitate the Local Economic Development (LED) activities at the Municipal and Regional level.
- Initiate and co-ordinate the process of planning, programming, budgeting and implementation of Municipal / District development plans.
- Monitoring and evaluating development policies and projects
He has excellent leadership, inter-personal and communication skills. He is a team player and works well with all manner of people. He is result-oriented, hard-working and very resourceful.