Our Teachers

At IFA Paris, we are proud of our highly skilled pedagogical team, as our lecturers are the most important resource for our students. They are all experienced fashion industry professionals and true experts in their subjects and we are honored to introduce them to you here.

Permanent Lecturers

Sandy Bontout

Sandy Bontout

Experience: Condé Nast, Style.com, Galeries Lafayette Paris
Expertise: Consumer Behavior, Art, Finance

Anastasios-Tassos Sofroniou

Tassos Sofroniou

Experience: Chloe, D&G
Expertise: Fashion Integrated Marketing, Luxury Management, Fashion Branding

Agus Cattaneo

Agus Cattaneo

Experience: Fashion Journalist
Expertise: Social Media, Digital Fashion Trends

Silvere Kembakou

Silvere Kembakou

Experience: Burberry, Tie Rack Retail
Expertise: Marketing, Merchandising, Fashion & Luxury Management

Dr Albane Forestier

Dr. Albane Forestier

Experience: IFA Paris Academic Director, ESCP Europe
Expertise: Higher Education, Economics, Fashion History

Delphine Durieux

Delphine Durieux

Experience: Des Petits Hauts
Expertise: Fashion Design, Upcycling

Tanja Wiedner

Tanja Wiedner

Experience: Alexander McQueen, John Galiano, Zadig & Voltaire
Expertise: Pattern Making, Draping

Jung Maud Grandcolas

Jung Maud Grandcolas

Experience: Emanuel Ungaro
Expertise: Pattern Making, Sewing, Lectra

Lise Parmentier

Lise Parmentier

Experience: Kenzo, Martin Margiela
Expertise: Fashion Design, Knitting

Sessional Lecturers

Peter Jeun Ho Tsang

Peter Jeun Ho Tsang

Experience: The Dandy Lab, London College of Fashion
Expertise: Fashion Tech, Digital Fashion

Amal Sultan

Amal Sultan

Experience: Oriental Fashion Show
Expertise: Modest Fashion

Michael LoJacono

Micheal LoJacono

Experience: Carven, Inditex, WGSN
Expertise: Trend Forecasting

Tove Johansson

Tove Johansson

Experience: Du Pareil Au Même, Peclers
Expertise: Creative Design, Digital Illustration, Fashion Portfolio

Anne-Marie Saget

Anne-Marie Saget

Experience: Guerlain, MANE, Couleurs du Siam
Expertise: Perfume, Cosmetics, Product Dev.

Catherine Ormen

Catherine Örmen

Experience: Chantal Thomas, Christian Dior
Expertise: Haute Couture, Fashion History, Creative Writing

Diana Derval

Dr. Diana Derval

Experience: Harvard Business Review, DervalResearch
Expertise: Neurosciences, Neuromarketing

Kamila Boudova

Kamila Boudova

Experience: Acrobell, Galerie Lafayette, Issey Miyake
Expertise: Sustainability

Fabrice Tessier

Fabrice Tessier

Experience: VinsetVariations, Paris&Co
Expertise: Oenology, Wine Testing

Floriane Pelletier

Floriane Pelletier

Experience: Ketchum Digital, Louise Antoinette Paris
Expertise: Marketing & Communication, Digital Strategy

Géraldine Blanche

Experience: SciencePo Paris
Expertise: Law, Copyright

Keller Lutz

Lutz Keller

Experience: Keller Consultant
Expertise: Textile & Material Design, Colour & Trend Forecast

Stephane Boghossian

Stéphane Boghossian

Experience: ExJewel
Expertise: Luxury Jewelry & Watches

Paloma Bouteleux

Paloma Bouteleux

Experience: VRTUOZ, The MOOD SHAPER
Expertise: Antrhopology, Creative & Art Direction, Ethnography

Barbara Skuczik

Barbara Skuczik

Experience: Barbara Agnes
Expertise: Computer Design, Textile Design

Sephora Talmud

Séphora Talmud

Experience: Who’s Next
Expertise: Freelance Writing, Digital Marketing, Social Media

Isabelle Hossenlopp

Isabelle Hossenlopp

Experience: Chanel, Consultant
Expertise: Brand Content, Storytelling

Frederique Daubal

Frédérique Daubal

Experience: Daubal
Expertise: Graphic Design

Chanel Miyama

Chanel Miyama

Experience: Aila Blue, Octoly
Expertise: Mindfulness, Personal Development

Alexia Tronel

Alexia Tronel

Experience: Atelier Bartavelle, Vestiaire Collective, GET REAL
Expertise: Fashion Disruption, Sustainability

Marie-Laurence Sapin

Marie-Laurence Sapin

Experience: Chanel, Consultant
Expertise: Figure Drawing, Textile Technology, Fabric Experimentation

Gabriella Zanchi

Gabriella Zanchi

Experience: Saint Laurent, Les inconnus
Expertise: Fashion Design

Milica Stankovic

Milica Stankovic

Experience: Max Mara, Corion Paris
Expertise: Fashion Design, Accessories Design

Maria Tverdokhleb

Maria Tverdokhleb

Experience: ONO-Project
Expertise: Pattern Making, Draping, Production

Merve Kucukali Ozturk

Merve Kucukali Ozturk

Experience: Li&Fung, Istanbul Technique University
Expertise: Textile Technology

Merve Kahveci

Merve Kahveci

Experience: Quzu, CINEMADONNA
Expertise: Pattern Making, Draping

Catherine Trotin

Catherine Trotin

Experience: Mazars, Akasya, Ekrya
Expertise: Luxury Concepts, Anthropology of Luxury

Zeynep Ocal IFA Paris Istanbul campus lecturer

Zeynep Ocal

Experience: Alberta Ferretti, Ozlem Suer, GAP
Expertise: Styling

Melanie Hakibilen

Melanie Hakibilen

Experience: Beauty Care Group, Matis Cosmetiques
Expertise: Strategic Marketing, Branding

Sebnem Arsu

Sebnem Arsu

Experience: The New York Times, The Independent
Expertise: Modest Fashion

Burcu Kaya

Burcu Kaya

Experience: BKA Hukuk Bürosu, WIPO
Expertise: Law of Arts

Ciler Kibar Moravali

Ciler Kibar Moravali

Experience: Sheraton Hotels, SwissHotel, Divan
Expertise: Hospitality, Macro & Microenvironement, Luxury

Suphi Sarigollu

Dr. Suphi Sarigollu

Experience: Alaaddin, McCANN, Senfonico
Expertise: Consumer Behavior

Damla Atik

Damla Atik

Experience: H&M, Rodebjer Stockholm, Nova of London
Expertise: Digital Design, Illustration

Merve Aydiner

Merve Aydıner

Experience: Titera, ALMA, Kufner, Vulpes
Expertise: Fashion-Tech Innovation, Design Development, Design research and concept development

Ipek Ahu Somay

Ipek Ahu Somay

Experience: Vizion & Vizion, N’PR Communication Consultancy
Expertise: Gastronomy

Veronique Marganne

Véronique Marganne

Experience: A.B.S Textile, Acar Textile, Monica Ricci
Expertise: Fashion Illustration

Tugce Ozocak

Tuğçe Özocak

Experience: Mehtap Elayi, BAA Leader Wear, Moon Online Fashion, Miu Miu
Expertise: Fashion Design, Collection Development

Marie-Paule Labreur

Marie-Paule Labreur

Experience: Perita
Expertise: Finance, Budget

Dr. Derrick Gay

Dr. Derrick Gay

Experience:
Expertise: Diversity & Inclusion

Bilge Köprülü

Bilge Köprülü

Experience: Cicci Cocco, FHNW Academy of Art and Design
Expertise: Accessories, Shoe and Bag Design

Efil Turan

Efil Turan

Experience: L’appart Pr, Bilsar, Doğuş Grubu, DOGO, Ves Deri
Expertise: Fashion News

Ibrahim Oztuncer

İbrahim Öztuncer

Experience: Starbucks, KFC, Unitim Retail Group
Expertise: Accounting and Statistics, Fashion Distribution

İrem Yanpar Cosdan

İrem Yanpar Coşdan

Experience: GAAT, Mavi Jeans, Rumisu
Expertise: Sustainable Textile, Fashion and Supply Chain

Leman Akpınar

Leman Akpınar

Experience: Masterpiece, IFA Paris, Brooklyn Boulders
Expertise: Color, Paint, Drawing, Sculpture

Osman Atas

Osman Ataş

Experience: Piri Reis Üniversitesi, Nişantaşı Üniversitesi
Expertise: Turkish language and literature

Rüveyde Oder

Experience: İstanbul Teknik Üniversitesi
Expertise: Digital Fashion Design

Şenay Servi

Şenay Servi

Experience: Marks and Spencer
Expertise: Pattern Making, Computer Aided Pattern Making

Senem Tunç

Senem Tunç

Experience: Boyner Holding, Altınyılız, Igs
Expertise: Textile Technology, Design

Angélique Scherer

Experience: Galerie Lafayette, Nike
Expertise: Visual Merchandising, Communication

Diana Lebel

Experience: C&A, Proveho
Expertise: Buying, Sourcing

Anastasia Grigoryeva

Experience: Faith Connexion
Expertise: Fashion Design, Fashion Illustrating