Isaac is a keen individual with interdisciplinary knowledge. He obtained his Bachelor of Education degree in Social Studies from the University of Cape Coast. Straight after his graduation in 2001, He was offered a scholarship to study at Roskilde University Centre, Denmark where he obtained a postgraduate diploma in Scandinavian Welfare Model.
After his graduation from Roskilde, Isaac returned to Ghana and worked as a lecturer in Kumasi Polytechnic. After a year in Kumasi Polytechnic, he left for further studies at the University of Portsmouth in the UK, where he obtained an MSc in Coastal and Marine Resource Management in 2004, and a PhD in applied coastal geomorphology and coastal adaptation to climate change in 2009.
While undertaking his doctoral research, he was appointed as a part-time Academic Skills Tutor in 2006, and a senior lecturer in 2007. After lecturing for over 11 years at the University of Portsmouth, Isaac returned to Ghana in 2018. He was appointed as a Senior Lecturer and letter promoted to the rank of Associate Professor in Coastal Engineering at the College of Technology Education, Kumasi (COLTEK) of University of Education Winneba (UEW). In September 2019, Isaac was appointed as the Dean of Faculty of Business Education at the College of Technology Education, Kumasi (COLTEK).
Isaac's professional experience in teaching, research, and consultancy include Coastal Engineering, Physical Processes in Coastal and Marine Environment, Environmental Change, and Applied Coastal and Fluvial Geomorphology. He is also an expert in Climate Change Adaptation and Geographic Information System (GIS). Regarding current research and consultancy, his focus is on coastal engineering, river and coastal flood management, climate change adaptation policy, coastal vulnerability assessment, coastal adaptation to Climate Change and shoreline management planning. Isaac is opened for collaborative research and consultancy in the area of specialisation outlined above.
He has several high impact journal articles, textbooks and conference publication. See the links below:
Coastal Engineering, Physical Processes in Coastal and Marine Environment, Environmental change and Applied Coastal and Fluvial Geomorphology