Rev. Fr. Benjamin H. Sesay

Rev. Fr. Benjamin H. Sesay

Rev. Fr. Benjamin H. Sesay

Director of Finance and Administration - University of Makeni

BA, MBA, PhD Candidate


Phone: +232 76 430 868 +232 77 833 646|

Rev. Fr. Benjamin H. Sesay currently serves as the Director of Finance and Administration at the University of Makeni, as well as the Director of CARITAS Makeni. He is a business expert, entrepreneur, startup mentor and financial analyst with over a decade of experience in financial administration, pastoral coordination, and project management. He is an excellent communicator and collaborator who establishes trust and credibility with staff across the University, Council Members, Board of Trustee, and external stakeholders, including the local business community.

In his role as the Director of Finance and Administration at the University of Makeni, Rev. Fr. Sesay is responsible for ensuring the effective management and reporting of University finances. He actively contributes to the financial planning and strategic development of the University as part of the Vice Chancellor`s team. His key responsibilities include maintaining and developing appropriate financial controls and processes across the University, preparing regular financial reports, cashflow forecasts and budgets, and managing risks. He also works closely with the Estates Manager to plan and deliver the activities needed to ensure University facilities remain fully active in the most cost-effective way.

As the Director of Caritas Makeni, Rev. Fr. Sesay oversees the entire administration of the organization and mobilizes resources for its overall operations. He has also served as an Assistant Parish Priest at Catholic Mission, Lungi, where he coordinated pastoral activities and acted as bursar for St. Joseph Secondary School.


2012- Current – Director of Finance and Administration, University of Makeni (UniMak)

2018 – Current – Director, Caritas Makeni

2010-2012 – Assistant Parish Priest, Catholic Mission, Lungi

2007-2008 – Financial Administrator, Fatima Institute and Radio Maria (Makeni – Sierra Leone)


PHD in Sustainable Development – The University of Makeni

MBA Global Business and Sustainability – 
Catholic University of Milan (Tangaza Campus)

Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy – St. Paul Major Seminary

Bachelor of Theology – St. Paul Major Seminary