Makha Racine SY

President

Managing Director, EY SENEGAL

Makha SY is the President of the American Chamber of Commerce in Senegal since 2006. This chamber was formed in 2005 by American companies settled in Senegal and Senegalese companies doing business with the USA so as to promote business between the two countries.

Makha SY is also the EY Country Leader in Senegal (since 1998) and Regional Managing Partner of the Francophone Sub-Saharan Africa Region. In Senegal and in Francophone Sub-Saharan Africa, Ernst & Young is the leading Professional Services firm in the areas of Auditing and Tax Services and operates across all economic sectors. He accumulated 23 years working in France and in Senegal, to serving the international clients of Ernst & Young as well as the major local companies.

Makha SY was educated in Senegal, in the United Kingdom and in France. After completing his secondary education in the UK, he graduated in business administration (masters degree, in France) and in accounting (Certified Public Accountant, in France). While in France, he also trained as a Lawyer and was admitted to the Bar of Versailles.

He lives in Dakar, Senegal.
He is married and has 3 children