Permanent team

Laurence HUGUES

After studying at the IUT Book Trade in Aix-en-Provence, Laurence Hugues went on to a bachelor’s degree in Literature at Trois-Rivières University in Québec, and later to a Masters’ degree in Publishing trade at Paris 13-Villetaneuse University. After several professionals stays in West Africa, she joined the International Alliance of Independent Publishers’ team in 2007. In July 2009, Etienne GALLIAND passed on management charges to Laurence HUGUES.

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Clémence HEDDE

After geography studies, Clémence has done a Master specialised in book publishing and several internships in publishing houses (Autrement, La Découverte and Phaidon). Her Master dissertation was about « International co-publishing. Practices, policies and strategies ». In 2010, Clémence joined the team of the Alliance.

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Matthieu JOULIN

Matthieu JOULIN first obtained a Master degree in Hispano-American Language, Literature and Civilisation at Bordeaux University. He then turned his focus on publishing, obtaining a Master degree in Book Commercialisation at Paris 13-Villetaneuse University. After gaining experience in bookshops and a long stay in an Argentinian publishing house, he joined the Alliance’s team in 2011.

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But also…

From 2002 to 2009, Étienne GALLIAND (founder of the Alliance) managed the association. He then created the Double Ponctuation structure, with which the Alliance regularly collaborates. Double Ponctuation is, among other things, copublisher of the Bibliodiversity journal.

Alexandre TIPHAGNE joined the Alliance from 2002 to 2007, as manager of co-editions and the Portuguese and Spanish languages networks. From December 2012 to April 2014, Alexandre was vice-chair of Cabinet in the Ministry of Culture and Communication and technical councillor responsible of the book, and later chair of Cabinet. He is currently a parliamentary collaborator for Aurélie Filippetti at the National Assembly.

Thomas WEISS worked for the Alliance between 2003 and 2006 as a logistician, administrator and Webmaster. He also coordinated co-editions of the English and Arabic languages networks. In 2007, he became an independent consultant and web developer, and mainly worked for the Charles Léopold Mayer Foundation, Exemole Sarl, and the Research Institute, and contributed to discussions on governance. In 2013, he joined the French IT group, Netapsys Conseil, as cluster director. He is currently a consultant at OCTO Technology.

Between 2008 and 2010, Nathalie CARRÉ contributed her expertise to “Terres solidaires”, “Terres d’écritures”, which are both solidary copublishings collections. Nathalie continued facilitating the reading committee of the “Terres solidaires” collection. She is currently a Swahili teacher at Inalco.

Sonbol REGNAULT-BAHMANYAR contributed to the Alliance between 2010 to 2012, by developing the Persian language publishers group. Sonbol is currently in Iran, where she plans to open a French pastry shop.

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