Ali-Nakyea awarded PhD in Tax Policy

Tax expert Abdallah Ali-Nakyea has been awarded a PhD degree in Tax Policy by African Tax Institute, University of Pretoria, South Africa.

The University of Pretoria in a letter to Mr Ali-Nakyea said “On behalf of the Faculty of Economic Management Sciences (EMS), I hereby congratulate you on the awarding of your PhD in Tax Policy, under the supervision of Prof Riel Franzsen and Prof Augustin Fosu as co-supervisor. You are one of 16 esteemed EMS doctoral graduates who received their degrees during our centenary year.”

“Undoubtedly, you have worked extremely hard for this outstanding academic achievement, which has been invaluable to the Faculty. We know that you are well-prepared to lead in your respective field and to pioneer more solutions for the challenges facing business and our society at large.”

Abdallah Ali-Nakyea is the Managing Partner of Ali-Nakyea & Associates, a firm of Tax Attorneys, Solicitors and Consultants in Accra. He is also a Part-Time Lecturer in the Law of Taxation (LLB Programme) and Fiscal Dimensions of Oil & Gas (LLM Programme) at the School of Law, University of Ghana, Legon.

Abdallah has over twenty-three (23) years working experience in Taxation. He was an Assistant Tax Manager in Coopers & Lybrand (now PricewaterhouseCoopers, (PwC)). Abdallah was also a Senior Tax Consultant with the Tax & Corporate Advisory Services Department of KPMG.

He is a Resource Person for the Parliamentary Centre, Canada for the training of Parliamentarians and Parliamentary Staff across Africa.

Abdallah has also been a Resource Person for the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) of Nigeria . He has also been a Researcher for the African Tax Administrators’ Forum (ATAF) as well as the ECOWAS Commission.

Abdallah holds a MPhil in Economics, a B.A. (Hons) in Economics with Philosophy, a Bachelor of Laws (LLB), all from the University of Ghana, Legon. He is also a Barrister at Law (BL) and a Member of the Ghana Bar Association. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Taxation (Ghana) (FCIT) and also a Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants (Ghana) (CA)).

He is a Member of the Institute of Internal Auditors (Ghana) (MIIA) and he is also a Master Tax Professional, South Africa – (MTP (SA)) of the South African Institute of Tax Professionals (SAIT), as well as a Professional Accountant (SA) of the South African Institute of Professional Accountants (SAIPA).

Abdallah possesses a Diploma in Business Studies (Accounting Option) from Kumasi Polytechnic.