A team dedicated to seeking private funding to contribute to the development and promotion of Sorbonne University.
Mélina Mercier, Executive Director of the Foundation
Mélina Mercier has a background in neurosciences from the Faculty of Science and Engineering at Sorbonne University. She worked for 5 years for two private foundations in England, before joining the Foundation in 2009.
Anne-Lydie Ardiet, Head of Corporate Sponsorship and Foundations
After creating and developing a communications department in the subsidiary of a major industrial group for almost 7 years, Anne-Lydie joined CELSA, her former school, as head of communications and then corporate relations. In September 2019, she joined the Sorbonne University Foundation as Head of Sponsorship for Foundations and Companies.
Thierry Pfistner, project manager
Thierry has worked for 20 years in the private sector in the commercial field and in the management of profit centres.
In 2006, he joined the Institut de la Vision as head of employment contract oversight, participated in the oversight of research projects and was then appointed head of general services.
In 2017, he joined Polytech Sorbonne as administrative manager before joining the Foundation as project manager.
Véronique Lévy, Executive Assistant
Véronique Lévy began working in the private sector in very different fields (commercial, legal, medical, business creation, wealth management) for 15 years. In 2000 she joined the Versailles Rectorate and since 2005 has been working in higher education in various positions. She joined the Foundation in April 2019.