Marumo Omotoye

Marumo Omotoye

Associate Researcher

Mr. Marumo Omotoye joined the Botswana Institute for Development Policy Analysis in May
2015 as an Associate Researcher in the Governance and Administration Unit. Prior to joining
BIDPA, Marumo served as an Assistant Lecturer and Research Assistant at the University of
Pretoria from 2009 to 2012, and as a Consulting Assistant for Leadership Education and
Development (Pty) Ltd, a Gaborone-based consulting firm from January 2013 to May 2015.

Education and Research Interests

Mr. Omotoye obtained his Bachelors, Honours and Master’s Degrees in Public Management
from the University of Pretoria, South Africa. His research interests are in the areas of Public
Policy, Governance, and Anti-Corruption Reforms. Marumo is PRINCE2 Certified and has
project management experience having been involved in the following projects:

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  • Consolidation and Repositioning of the South African Public Service – Collaborative project between the South African Department of Public Service and Administration and the United Nations Development Programme (2012 – 2013)
  • Development of a Communications Strategy for the Botswana Examinations Council (2013 – 2014)
  • Development of the Botswana Fibre Networks (BOFINET) Strategy and Performance Management System (2013 – 2014)
  • Development of a High Performance Culture Strategy for the Botswana Telecommunications Corporation Limited (2014 –2015)
  • Consultancy on the Botswana Communications Regulatory Authority (BOCRA) Customer Satisfaction Survey (2015)
  • Development of the National Waste Management Policy for the Department of Waste Management and Pollution Control (DWMPC) (2015–2016)
  • Open Budget Survey 2017 for Botswana
  • Development of the National Decentralisation Policy (2016-2019)
  • Evaluation of the Effectiveness of the Citizen Economic Empowerment Policy (CEEP) and Development of Monitoring Tools (2017-2018)
  • Data Entry, Analysis and Report Compilation on Public Opinion Survey on Corruption for the Directorate on Corruption and Economic Crime (2020)


  • Omotoye, A.M.T. (2011). An evaluation of the retention and career management policy for senior management in the South African Public Service with specific reference to the Limpopo Province. MAdmin Dissertation. Pretoria: University of Pretoria.
  • Omotoye, A.M.T. and Malan, L.P. (2011). Conceptualising Labour Turnover and
    Retention Management in the Senior Management Service. African Journal of Public
    Affairs, 4(1), pp.160-169.
  • Omotoye, A.M.T. (2016). An Overview of the Role of Non-State Actors in Preventing
    and Combating Corruption: Challenges and Opportunities. Public Administration Review,
    5(2), pp.6-18.
  • Omotoye, A.M.T. (2017). Determinants and impediments of whistle-blowing in local
    government councils: A case study of the South-East District Council, Botswana.
    Africa’s Public Service Delivery and Performance Review, 5(1).
  • Omotoye, A.M.T. (2018). Policy Implementation Challenges and Prospects in Botswana:
    Case of the National Policy on Care for People with Disabilities. BIDPA Working Paper
  • Omotoye, A. M.T. (2019). Institutional and policy issues experienced in the
    implementation of Botswana’s national disability policy. Journal of Public Affairs, 19(2).
  • Omotoye, A.M.T. (2019). Gender and Corruption in Botswana: Perceptions,
    Participation and Considerations for Anti-Corruption Policy. BIDPA Working Paper 69.
  • Omotoye, A.M.T. Whistleblowing in Botswana’s Construction Industry: A Public and
    Private Sector Perspective. BIDPA Working Paper (Forthcoming).
  • Omotoye, A.M.T. Perspectives on Gender and Corruption in Botswana: Lessons and
    Implications for Anti-Corruption Policy. African Journal of Public Administration and
    Management (Forthcoming).