The General Director

Pape Ousmane GUEYE

A look on an experienced worker taking control

General inspector 

Birthdate: November 23rd 1959, in Sokone (Senegal)

1985: Degree in Business Law, Cheikh Anta Diop University (Dakar SENEGAL)

1985: Knight of the National Lion’s order1986: Police commissioner trainee (20th Class)

1986-1988: Licence from the National School of Administration –Lamine Konaté’s Class–Specialization/ Customs

From September to November1988: Internshipat the International Institute of Public Administration, (Paris, France)

From November 1988 toSeptember1989:Deputy Head of the Regional Customs Officein Ziguinchor (SENEGAL)

1989-1991: Customs Auditor, Officeof Dakar –Yoff

1991 – 1993: Customs Auditor, Office of Dakar South Port

1993 – 1995: Editor at office of litigation and control 

1995 – 1996: Task Officer for General Inspectionof Customs services

1996 – 1999: Head of Tambacounda Regional Customs Office

September 1997: surveillance officer Internship in La Rochelle (France)

1999 – 2000: Head of the cross-regional office ofKaolack andFatick 

2000 – 2001: Chief of Customs Prosecutions Office at the Investigations Directorate

2001 – 2002: Head of the Legal Affairs’ office at the Customs general Directorate

2002 – 2003: Chiefof the Office for business facilitation and counseling to companies 

September 2003: Appointed (after exam)to the exceptional corps of the general state inspectors’ hierarchy 

2004: serving theGeneral State inspection, head ofseveral fact-findingMissions, Committee Chair of the built heritage for the State abroad, and Chief of the surveillance and control of public companies’ Office

April 2009 to March 2012: State Secretary General, 

State General Commissioner for the Supreme Court.

2012 – 2013: Chair of the commission for the public report on governance

December 2013: risk-based audit – Yamoussoukro (Ivorian Coast) – seminar

Avril 2014: Secretary General of the ministry of Economy, Finance and Planning, board-member representing Senegal at SENELEC-GCO and Senegalese Chemical industries

Since 12th of November 2014: Senegal Customs’ General Director 



GAINDE or the automatic management of customs information is a strategic platform of Senegalese customs, centered on the management of customs’ clearance. "GAINDE Integral" improves considerably the way of managing procedures. Thus people move from less paper topaperless or electronic processing,known as the dematerialization. This technological revolution in the customs’ Administration aims at great feats and better service for the public.


The ORBUS 2000 system is developed to make easier procedures of international trade by using electronic communication or exchanges. This allows interconnecting different stakeholders evolving in the international trade. The system is also based on technological infrastructure and a device of services.

The electronic payment of customs’ duties and assimilated taxes consists of giving to the economic operatorthe ability to pay the amount of customs’ duties from one’s work station, by charging an account opened in a commercial bank.