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The Board of Directors

The Alliance française de Nice is a registered association (by the French law of 1901). Therefore, it is administered by a volunteer board of directors gathering many experts with a scientific, educational and cultural background. The AFN is also proud to have Mr Christian ESTROSI, Deputy and Mayor of Nice as its Honorary President.

Geneviève WINTER. President of Alliance française de Nice France

Geneviève WINTER - President

g.winter@af-nice.fr

President of the board since 2012, Geneviève Winter has a Higher Teacher Diploma in Literature and is an expert in the field of Education. School inspector and regional teaching inspector (1995-2005), advisor to several Education Officers after being a teacher in prep school, she wrote several university and school books, and literary essays. As a General Editor, she published two series of French literature textbooks by Breal publications.

  • Me François SALLET - Vice-president
  • M. Gilbert AUDOLY - Treasurer
  • M. Gérard ANDRAU - Deputy Treasurer
  • Mme Madeleine ROUGET DE CONIGLIANO - Secretary
  • M. François CHAMBRAUD
  • M. Frank FLEMING
  • Mme Hélène KAZARIAN
  • Me Fabrice SCIFO

Christian ESTROSI. M. Christian ESTROSI député-maire de Nice et président d’honneur de l'Alliance française de Nice. Christian ESTROSI. M. Christian ESTROSI député-maire de Nice et président d’honneur de l'Alliance française de Nice.Christian ESTROSI Nice

Mr Christian ESTROSI, MP and Mayor of Nice, and Honorary President of the AFN, Mr François SALLET, President of the AFN (1992-2012)

The Executive Team Alliance française de Nice | France

David VANDEVELDE 范大伟

Director

vandevelde@af-nice.fr

David VANDEVELDE. Director of Alliance française de Nice, Af Nice In France. Learn French in Nice, French course in Nice

With three Master degrees in Public Law, International Law at the Université d’Aix-Marseille, and in Political Science at the University College London (UCL), and three times head of his class, David VANDEVELDE first taught European Law at UCL. Then, he went on to Sichuan International Studies University (China) where he founded and directed the Specialized Francophone Study Center and the Overseas Education Center. He was the assistant to University President, and became one of the few foreigners to be given tenure in the Chinese public service. He is an expert for the AUF [French-speaking Academic Cooperation Agency] in Pacific Asia, a certified examiner for the IELTS, a specialist in teaching subjects in a second language, and has written various publications and textbooks.

Teaching experience: 11 years

Working at the AFN since: 2015

Spoken languages:

Jean-Philippe PEREZ

Deputy Director

jp.perez@af-nice.fr

Jean-Philippe PEREZ Deputy Director of Alliance française de Nice. Learn French in France, French course in France

Jean-Philippe PEREZ graduated from the Institut d’études politiques [Political Study Institute] of Grenoble, and then obtained a Diploma in Advanced Studies (Oxford University) and a Master Degree in Political Science (Université Paris 1 Sorbonne). He has taught General, Business and Legal French for three years in London (St. Georges School & Conrad Executive Language Training) and taught Management for six years in a business school (IPAG).

Teaching experience: 24 years

Working at the AFN since: 2000

Spoken languages:

Marlène DODIN

Educational Advisor

Responsable pédagogique

Holder of three master's degrees in Journalism, Language Science and Teaching French as a Foreign Language - all cum laude - Mrs DODIN possesses an extensive experience as language professor. She is a certified DELF/ DALF teacher trainer. Part of her professional experience include being head of pedagogy at Alliance Française de Quito were she supervised a team of 40 teachers.

Teaching experience: 10 years

Working at the AFN since: 2017

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Nadia RENAUD

Exams and accounts manager

n.renaud@af-nice.fr

Nadia RENAUD. Exams and accounts manage of Alliance française de Nice

After a solid experience at the Catholic University of Lille, and then at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Nadia RENAUD joined the AF de Nice in 2003. In charge of finance and accounting, she additionally developed our Exam Center, which she now manages. Nadia RENAUD was one of the main driving forces of the AF’s professionalization, and also played a major part in receiving the prestigious Label Qualité fle award.

Working at the AFN since: 2003

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Martine VALDISERRA

Administration manager

m.valdiserra@af-nice.fr

Martine VALDISERRA. Administration manager of Alliance française de Nice

With 13 years of strong experience in public relations in a tourism agency, Martine VALDISERRA joined the AF de Nice in 2010 where she has been working as an administrative manager. She is responsible for the whole quality policy of the school (excluding educational) and supervises directly the housing service. Martine VALDISERRA was one of the main driving forces of the AF’s professionalization, and also played a major part in receiving the prestigious Label Qualité fle award.

Working at the AFN since: 2009

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Élie HÉNAULT

Portail internet développement - intégration - webmarketing

contact@webcorporate.fr

Élie HÉNAULT. Agency website creation in Paris and Nice in France - France international multimedia communication

Développeur intégrateur web. Google international seo.
Responsable de la stratégie e-marketing Alliance Française de Nice.
Fondateur & dirigeant, à Web Corporate ®

WebCorporate.fr Agence web création site internet seo
Référencement Google - Agence audiovisuelle - Marketing digital

Teaching experience: 8 years

Working at the AFN since: 2015

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Noémie BOICHOT

Culture & communication

n.boichot@af-nice.fr

Noémie BOICHOT. Culture & communication of Alliance française de Nice

After two years in Hypokhâgne and Khâgne, Noémie BOICHOT studied in Sciences Po Aix and obtained a Master Degree « Cultural Affairs » with Honours. She has acquired significant professional experience while working in prestigious cultural institutions. The Alliance française de Vancouver, Anthéa - antipolis théâtre d’Antibes and the Opéra Nice Côte d’Azur enabled her to develop the understanding of the cultural sphere and acquire solid knowledge in communication.

Working at the AFN since: 2016

Spoken languages:

Echo HUANG

East-Asia Representative

WeChat 微信 : ECHOHUANG10

Echo HUANG. East-Asia Representative of Alliance française de Nice

Holding degrees in journalism and biology, Ms Echo HUANG advises and represents Alliance française de Nice in East-Asia. With an extensive experience in academic and scientific international relations (including with the University of Montpellier), Ms HUANG has hold managerial positions in several companies in China and Singapore. She is also a public speaker and Lecturer in cross-cultural communication.

Spoken languages:

Ali YOUNSI

Maintenance & Technical service

Ali YOUNSI. Maintenance & Technical  of Alliance française de Nice

Trained in Tunisia, Ali YOUNSI has a solid professional and international experience, as he lived in three countries and worked in large firms such as Fiera and Bartolini. Fluent in three languages, Ali YOUNSI is particularly at ease in intercultural environments. Great at multi-tasking, he is responsible for maintenance, painting, carpentry, electricity and plumbing jobs.

Working at the AFN since: 2014

(with ASTIC)

Spoken languages:

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Emilie BENOÎT-MATHIEU

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With a Master degree in FLE, and a degree in Translation and German, Emilie BENOIT-MATHIEU has taught in France and abroad (Germany, Switzerland, the United States) in an Institut Français, languages centers and universities, including the Sorbonne in Paris. With 15 years experience in French teaching, she worked with TV5 Monde, had done teacher training for the International Red Cross and is a TCF examiner.

Teaching experience: 16 years

Working at the AFN since: 2012

Spoken languages:

Julie BOCQUET

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With a Master degree in Linguistic Cooperation and a Master 1 degree in FLE, Julie BOCQUET has taught in France and abroad (Egypt and Canada) students from all backgrounds and age groups in Alliance française, language centers, universities and companies. She has also worked for the Mairie de Paris (the Paris City Hall) and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Julie is also an examiner for the TCF oral test.

Teaching experience: 9 years

Working at the AFN since: 2015

Spoken languages:

Colette BRIFFAUT

Colette BRIFFAUT - French courses in Nice. Teaching Team Alliance française de Nice | France

Colette is an expert in legal and economical French. She graduated in Business Law and Economical Science. She passed the Proficiency in English from Trinity College in London. Colette BRIFFAUT is also an examiner for the Paris Chamber of Commerce and has been teaching Business French for over 30 years in companies, business schools, and at the Institut des Langues de la Faculté de Nice (Language Institutes of Nice’s Faculty).

Teaching experience: 35 years

Working at the AFN since: 1998

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Caroline de SPIEGELEIR

Caroline de SPIEGELEIR - French courses in France. Teaching Team Alliance française de Nice | France

Caroline De Spiegeleir has two Master 1 degrees (in FLE and in English) and a degree in Chinese. She is experienced in business, translation, and interpreting, in France and in China. She taught French in the United States, English at the Law School of Nice and in companies in France. She has been working at the Alliance française de Nice for 6 years, and she is a certified examiner for TCF tests. She teaches all levels.

Teaching experience: 10 years

Working at the AFN since: 2008

Spoken languages:

Tara DORNIER

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With a Master degree in FLE, Tara DORNIER is a certified evaluator and examiner for DELF/DALF tests and the TCF oral exam. She also holds an English degree from the Trinity College in Ireland. Tara has taught at the Alliance française in India, and since she came back in 2012 in Nice, she has been giving French and English classes.

Teaching experience: 4 years

Working at the AFN since: 2012

Spoken languages:

Florence FRANCO

Florence FRANCO - Learn french in France. Teaching Team Alliance française de Nice | France

With a Master degree in FLE and in primary school teaching, Florence FRANCO works with both adults and children. She is also an examiner for DELF exams, and she has been working in language centers in Nice for 6 years and teaching General and Specialized French classes (culture, grammar, speaking).

Teaching experience: 12 years

Working at the AFN since: 2011

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Mariette GABORIAU

Mariette GABORIAU - French courses in Nice. Teaching Team Alliance française de Nice | France

With two Master 1 degrees (in FLE and in English-German), Mariette GABORIAU has 15 years experience in English and French language training for businesses and language centers. She teaches both teenagers and adults and has worked in different countries (Austria, The United States, Canada, the Dominican Republic). Mariette teaches all levels of General French, Business French and Specific language classes.

Teaching experience: 16 years

Working at the AFN since: 2000

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Élise GARCIN

Élise GARCIN - French courses in France. Teaching Team Alliance française de Nice | France

With a degree in FLE, a Master degree in English and a Master 1 in Classic Literature, Elise GARCIN has taught French at the Alliance française and at the Institut français in Ireland to children, teenagers and adults. She has also worked as an interpreter for the weekly newspaper The Sunday Herald Tribune. Back in Nice since 2013, she is an examiner for the TCF oral test and teaches both French and English.

Teaching experience: 11 years

Working at the AFN since: 2013

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Olivier LELONG

Olivier LELONG - Learn french in Nice. Teaching Team Alliance française de Nice | France

With a Master degree in FLE and a Master 1 degree in foreign languages, Olivier LELONG is also a certified TCF examiner. After a first working experience as Project Manager in translation agencies, he dedicated himself to French as a foreign language and has been teaching French for all levels in language centers between Nice and Antibes.

Teaching experience: 4 years

Working at the AFN since: 2013

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Sabrina LIPOFF

Sabrina LIPOFF - Learn french in France. Teaching Team Alliance française de Nice | France

With two Master degrees (in FLE and in English), Sabrina LIPOFF is a certified examiner for DELF/DALF and the TCF oral test. After working at the Alliance française de Sainte Lucie, she has been teaching a large audience in Nice, in universities, language centers and training centers. Sabrina gives General French classes as well as specialized classes (culture, writing, vocabulary)

Teaching experience: 4 years

Working at the AFN since: 2013

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Charlotte MALEK

Charlotte MALEK - French courses in Nice. Teaching Team Alliance française de Nice | France

With a Master degree specialised in the use of new technologies in the classroom, Charlotte has been teaching French all around the world since 2010.
She has worked in numerous countries, including Australia, Poland, and the United States where she spent 2 years teaching French at the prestigious FIAF in New York.
She is also a certified examiner for the DELF / DALF and TCF exams.

Teaching experience: 6 years

Working at the AFN since: 2016

Spoken languages:

Patricia LOUZAI

Patricia LOUZAI - French courses in France. Teaching Team Alliance française de Nice | France

With a Master 1 degree in FLE and a degree in English, Patricia LOUZAI has been teaching French for over 15 years and had the opportunity to mentor interns as part of their Master degree program in FLE. She is a certified examiner for the TCF oral test, and has also created exams and participated in the Board of Examiners of the University of Nice. Patricia is also an artist (painter) and a photographer, and a member of the Maison des Artistes.

Teaching experience: 17 years

Working at the AFN since: 1999

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Anaïs MATER

Anaïs MATER - Learn french in Nice. Teaching Team Alliance française de Nice | France

With a degree in Language Sciences, FLE and Philosophy, Anaïs MATER has over 15 years of experience in teaching. After working in the United States and in Vietnam, she teaches French, literature, culture, and speech in business schools and language centers. Anaïs MATER has participated in the textbook “Ecrit et gestion du tableau” [Writing and Managing the use of the Whiteboard] dedicated to teachers.

Teaching experience: 12 years

Working at the AFN since: 2006

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Émilie PARDO

Émilie PARDO - Learn french in France. Teaching Team Alliance française de Nice | France

With a a Master 1 degree (and currently taking a Master 2 degree in FLE), Emilie PARDO has ten years of experience in French and English language teaching. She has been evaluating TCF exams after first being both a TCF and DELF examiner. After working in the United Kingdom, Emilie teaches a large audience in language centers and businesses on the French Riviera. She also assisted in the publication of textbooks, including “Ecrit et gestion du tableau” (Hachette).

Teaching experience: 10 years

Working at the AFN since: 2006

Spoken languages:

Sten ROI

Sten ROI - French courses in Nice. Teaching Team Alliance française de Nice | France

With two Master 1 degrees (in FLE and in Italian), Sten ROI has been teaching both languages for all levels for over 10 years. He is a DELF/DALF and TCF examiner, and has also assisted in the publication of the “Ecrit et gestion du tableau” textbook (Hachette). Sten ROI is also a teacher instructor and teaches Phonetics at the University of Nice Sophia Antipolis. He also works for large corporations and in the translation industry.

Teaching experience: 14 years

Working at the AFN since: 2004

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Magali TUBIN

Magali TUBIN - French courses in France. Teaching Team Alliance française de Nice | France

With a Master degree in FLE, Magali TUBIN who also graduated as a Guide-Interpreter (both national and regional), started working in the tourism industry. She has worked and taught in many countries (Australia, Germany, Austria, Spain and Canada). She is also an examiner for the TCF oral test and teaches all levels from all age groups and cultural backgrounds.

Teaching experience: 7 years

Working at the AFN since: 2013

Spoken languages:

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