Macky Sall
President of Senegal

President Macky Sall was born on December 11, 1961 in Fatick, the town where he served as mayor from 2009 to 2012. President Sall was Prime Minister for three years from 2004 to 2007, and also acted as President of the Senegalese National Assembly from 2007 to 2008. Elected fourth President of the Republic of Senegal in March of 2012, he took office on April 2, 2012. Married to Marième Faye, President Macky Sall has two sons and one daughter. President Sall, a geological engineer and geophysicist, graduated from the Institute of Earth Sciences of Dakar (IST) and from the National School for Petroleum and Engines (ENSPM) of the French Petroleum Institute of Paris (IFP). He is a member of several national and international geologist and geophysicist associations.

Session: Presidential Panel: Laying the Groundwork for Knowledge Led Economies: Policy and Practice

Date: 27 March 2018

Time: 10:30 - 11:25