Team

Team

Manuel Sawyerr, Esq

Special Project Manager

Manuel Sawyerr, Esq

Special Project Manager

Manuel, a Ghanaian national, is a young lawyer and entrepreneur with a strong passion for Business Development and Strategy. He carries an impressive track record having worked with multinationals such as Cotecna SA, Webb Fontaine Group, Puma Energy and several distinguished Ghanaian organisations. He is a Director of Goldcross Ghana Ltd., a project development and advisory firm, and represents a number of foreign commercial entities in Ghana. Mr. Sawyerr has an undergraduate degree in Political Science from the University of Ghana. He also holds a Post-Graduate law degree (GDL) from BPP University Law School - London, whence he also successfully pursued the Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC), and was subsequently called to the Bar at the
Honourable Society of the Middle Temple as a barrister of England & Wales. He is currently pursuing the Post-Call Law Course for Commonwealth-qualified lawyers at the Ghana School of Law in order to be certified to practise as a barrister and solicitor of the Supreme Court of Ghana.

Ghana

Abdoulaye Albert Sy

Director of Operations

Abdoulaye Albert Sy

Director of Operations

Abdoulaye, a native of Canada and Senegal, is a technically skilled business professional with 8 years of experience as a Program Analyst and Project Manager. Abdoulaye leads Sy Trucks, a portfolio company, and has secured local representation of the MAN truck Ltd brand in Burkina Faso Mr Sy holds a degree in Computer Science and Project Management from The University of Montreal, Canada.

Senegal

Pascal Ndiaye

Project Manager

Pascal Ndiaye

Project Manager

Pascal, a native of Senegal, specializes in project financing development and management. He has over 15 years of experience in the capital market industry, where he developed a versatile skill set in helping companies meet funding requirements and ensuring the availability of project financing. Pascal has specific expertise in the management, financing and development of real estate and leads SportsWin Ghana, a portfolio company, as CEO. Pascal holds an MBA in Management from the University of Laval, and a BA in Economics from the University of Montreal.

Ghana

Zara Deribe Sy

External Relations Manager

Zara Deribe Sy

External Relations Manager

Zara is a Nigerian and Senegalese national, and holds a BA in Media and Communications from Royal Holloway University of London. Before joining Sy Investments, she worked in communications with designer brand Prada in the United Kingdom, RTS National Television Senegal and Africa 7 Pan African Television. Mrs Sy has also collaborated with prestigious organizations from CNN to the Bill and Melinda Gates foundation.

Abdoul Salam F. Kane

Financial Analyst

Abdoul Salam F. Kane

Financial Analyst

Abdoul has been working at Sy Investments as a Financial Analyst since June 2016, collecting and analyzing financial data,
establishing provisional budgets and financial strategic plans, researching industries and companies.

Abdoul is a Finance Major and holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Suffolk University in Boston.

Prior to joining Sy Investments, Abdoul has had experience as a Financial Analyst Assistant, through internships,
in the Finance Departments of AMREF, an African NGO for health improvement, and BHS, a Senegalese bank specialized in mortgage loans.

He also worked briefly in 2015, as a Provider Enrollment and Credentialing Analyst, at Maximus Inc., a health insurance company based in Boston, MA.

Dakar

Babacar Barry

Legal Counsel

Babacar Barry

Legal Counsel

Bababacar is Ghanaian and Senegalese National with experience in corporate and commercial law across West Africa. He is skilled in advising on financing for infrastructure development projects, Oil & Gas sector licensing and compliance requirements, restructuring and management of debt and settlement of litigation with bankers and financiers, expansion of companies operations and acquisition of interests including shares and the respective shareholder rights for local and foreign investors. Mr Barry previously worked as Legal Counsel & Advisor to the Special Representative of the Executive Secretary of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), Cote d'Ivoire.

Fatou Sarr

Executive Assistant

Fatou Sarr

Executive Assistant