Alexandra studied at Science Po Paris where she developed a policy-oriented and regulatory perspective. After first experiences in a startup, a law firm and the Innovation Department of a major transportation operator she joined Possible Future to combine her interests for deeptech and the positive economy. Off work, Alexandra loves to read, travel, swim and geek out on mythology. She dreams of exploring outer space, rethinking education systems through technology and redrawing boundaries on the world map.
Josephine explores the world by working with her hands. To nurture her love of making and to satisfy her curiosity for all things technical, she joined the pioneering cohort of Design Engineers from Imperial College London. There she learned about both fluid mechanics, design ethnographies, robotics and even carpentry. After an experience in New York in product development and a stunt in Munich with an additive manufacturing start-up, she joined Possible Future to create… and to bring back to France her passion for field hockey!
Paul was Possible Future’s 2nd employee. He graduated in marketing at Science Po Paris (Political Science school) and began his career at L’Oréal, working on product development, before moving to the agency side at BETC Digital in the NewBiz department. His curiosity, adventurous personality and desire to do concrete things led him to join Possible Future adventure at his earliest stage. Paul is a serial doodler who covers sheets after sheets with esoteric drawings, which comes in handy when we have to illustrate new ideas. His favorite animal is the sloth (“mystical and quiet”).
Axel has a PhD in nutrition from the engineering school AgroParisTech. Food has a central place in his life, not only at the dinner table: Before joining Possible Future Axel contributed to the design of education programs for a balanced nutrition in French secondary schools. In his previous life he has also worked on training programs on nutrition for Danone as well as in a communication agency specialized on food, health and wellbeing. To get rid of his own calories Axel loves to practice capoeira, which he started in Brazil.
Guillaume’s thirst for discovery and desire to test his ability to learn fast led him to become a designer. Throughout his time at Oliver de Serres and ENSCI, he developed a passion for the maker movement by experimenting with his 3D printer. Prior to joining Possible Future, Guillaume spent two years with the research and innovation teams at Valeo and collaborated on diverse projects for Polytechnique’s accelerator. Jack of all trades when it comes to music, we have nicknamed him the human jukebox, but he could also introduce you to pottery.
Paul studied design at Olivier de Serres, Ecole Boulle and ENSCI while working at EDF on innovation by design in the R&D department. To him, design is about thinking and creating innovative products or services that offer more interesting usages, a different view of the world and encourage a more reasonable use of resources. Paul is passionate about skateboarding. He designed a collaborative skatepark, created with the Paris skaters community, that was then implemented at the Cité de la Mode et du Design.
Before joining us, Noël worked for almost 10 years with many agencies and startups (Deezer, Lunchr, Viadeo etc.) as a UX / UI Designer. He also released his first website when he was 12 years old. At 19, he created a magazine on soccer fans with two friends that was available all over France. Noël tries to travel as much as possible and always seizes the opportunity to discover a new stadium during soccer games (already 104 so far).
The third Alexis at Possible Future (but the first engineer Alexis!), the one we quickly nicknamed Bartouilh graduated from Centrale Paris before joining a digital strategy consultancy to develop luxury internationally. Shortly after, he decided to go live in San Francisco to discover the startup world and surf Californian waves. Alexis needs to constantly be challenged: after years of squash competitions, he started running and finished 5th in a 50K race. Bartouilh is a vehement advocate for a pragmatic use of technology: technology should only be used when it makes sense.
Pierre-Louis is a born inventor, always having new ideas. He joined Possible Future to turn these ideas into concrete projects and launch useful innovation. After graduating from Strate, getting his Masters in Business, spending some time within the innovation department of Quechua, he spent 2 years in the US working for Bresslergroup and Smart Design. An entrepreneur by day, Pierre-Louis transforms into an illustrator at night, where he expresses his passion for comics by creating his own. Also, his dream is to find a way to save whales without sacrificing his long morning shower.
Jules is a graduate from the Ecole Normale Supérieure and Centrale Pairs. For him, technology is valuable only when it knows how to erase itself for the benefit of a clear use. After a stint in a startup that designs objects to improve the lives of seniors, he joined an automotive supplier to develop projects on our future mobility needs. Between two projects Jules spends his time cycling. At the age of three, he cycled around the island of Yeu and now he dreams of crossing a continent.
A graduate of AgroParisTech engineering school, where he specialised in biotech, Guillaume spent 4 years leading and developing ‘Hello Tomorrow’, an association (and a wonderful yearly event) with the mission to identify, select and promote the most promising « deep-tech » startups worldwide. Eventually, he grew tired of watching brillant people create innovations to build the future, and decided to start launching innovations too. At Possible Future, Guillaume ambitions to develop new solutions in the field of transportation and the environment.
Leo is a designer committed to reducing companies’ environmental footprint. A sculpture graduate from HEAD in Geneva and industrial design graduate from ENSCI in Paris, he is dedicated to staying connected to the tangible world. Thus, prior to joining Possible Future, he worked in one of the largest factories in France, collaborated with the Compagnons du Devoir, an organization of craftsmen and artisans dating from the Middle Ages, and contributed to projects for large companies such as Hermes. Inspired by the low-tech movement, he is an outspoken defender of simplify life to focus on the essentials. Beyond design, he is also passionate about music, mastering multiple instruments.
She could easily write “serial entrepreneur” on her LinkedIn profile but she doesn’t dare. Claire has launched several entrepreneurial projects, from an app to facilitate access to medical care in Cambodia, to a new hearing aid concept, to a startup trying to reuse waste materials from industry. She joined Possible Future to launch even more projects! She dedicates her free time to Thai boxing, which she practices almost daily, and to her passion for kite-surfing, which makes her want to move forever to the Bay of Somme.
Giulia is Italian (even if you can’t really hear it). Rather than travel, Giulia prefers to regularly move abroad and learn the local slang. She pursued her design studies between Paris, Glasgow and Milan, worked in a design studio in Milan and for Adidas in Herzogenaurach, and is now back in Paris to join the team at Possible Future, where she shares her vision of design with the team and our clients. Here’s a small tip if you’d like to meet Giulia: just attend a South American event in Paris… she never misses one!
Faten started her career in International Public Law after graduating from the American University in DC with a Fulbright Scholarship. She then fell in love with digital marketing and explored this new field for 7 years in large French companies (L’Oréal, Danone). A career change that suited this curious, versatile geekette with a passion for connected devices. Her numerous travels and the diversity of her background, origins and language skills make her a natural diplomat that her friends like to call “The UN”.
Mathilda has a passion for humans (consumers, users, citizens, friends, family…) and the things that motivate, influence, move, and connect them. She has a particular interest in new technology and its impacts on individuals and society at large. Mathilda has always wanted to be a strategic planner, but she also wanted to see her ideas come to life. This led her to join Possible Future after working in creative agencies (BETC, DDB). This Sciences Po and Telecom Paris Tech alumni is originally from Marseille, a warm city that fills her with positivity.
Charlotte joined Possible Future to create meaningful innovations and have a positive impact on the future of the world. Previously, she had perfected her superpowers during 6 years at Google Paris, where she created her own job of “Innovation Lead” and at the Singularity University on the campus of NASA, where along with 80 people from 40 countries she tried to answer the following question : “How will you impact positively 1 billion people in the next decade through technology?”. On her spare time, Charlotte sings in rock bands, musicals, gospels and is now learning ukulele.
After training as an industrial designer at L’ENSCI in Paris and the Parsons School of Design in New York, Ines specialized in social entrepreneurship at ESCP Madrid. Prior to joining Possible Future, she spent several years as a designer for Carrefour and consultancies. There she collaborated on diverse projects ranging from the logistics of urban transportation to set design for exhibitions. She joined Possible Future to tackle problems at the root and build complete solutions by paying attention to every detail. She is most interested in bringing desirable alternatives to life, a deep rooted passion that may be fueled by her interest for divination.
Ariane trained as an engineer before spending 5 years in a digital strategy consultancy where she developed her superpower: finding the best business models to ensure our innovations and startup projects have real business potential! During her time off, Ariane turns into a raw adventurer: 15 days alone in Iran and Turkmenistan staying with locals, one week by herself at the North Pole… On a windy day, you can find her roaming the Northern beaches of France between two kite surfing sessions.
Originally from Marseille, FX almost committed himself to becoming a professional handball player… but finally opted for the path of science and higher education. He then joined the engineering school CentraleSupélec topped it off with business studies through a double degree with ESCP. FX is passionate about the energy sector and has worked at Origins.earth, Suez’s internal startup, which aims to measure CO2 emissions thanks to a technology combining satellites and sensors.
A graduate from AgroParisTech and ChimieParisTech, Constance is our in-house chemistry expert dedicated to driving the food and cosmetic industries’ green transition. With experience conducting research in Melbourne and crafting products, she is unbeatable on trienzymatic fusion, kinetic analysis by spectroscopy or chromatography-mediated bioconjugation with sterile filters. Felling lost? There is more! Constance is an adept of horse Ball, a real world version of Quidditch, “An impressive sport that is worth knowing.” Challenge accepted!
After earning her engineering degree at Mines de Paris, Elsa worked at various strategy consulting firms. At Possible Future, Elsa excels at the intersection of business and technical / scientific subjects. She likes to embark on projects that are a hard nut to crack, the kind of projects that we approach by thinking: “We have no idea how to do it, but we are going to find a way!” Franco-German, Elsa lived in Germany for a long time before returning to France to study … and finally stay there! For extra curricular fun, Elsa loves sports: handball, surfing in summer and skiing in winter.
Joanna studied Industrial Design at l’ENSCI. Prior to joining Possible Future, she was the in-house Swiss army knife for a luxury leather goods brand, expertly navigating her responsibilities as designer, stylist and product manager. She also helped her friends conceive and open La Régulière, a bookstore coffee shop based in Paris. To her, Possible Future was a leap of faith, a chance to learn new things, and the promise of constantly questioning and broadening her perspective. Her motto: “If i’m in a bad mood, I stop being in a bad mood.” Her positive attitude and incredible talent for mimes brighten everyone’s day.
In addition to being curious and eager to tackle new issues, Ousmane wants to lead projects that have a real impact on society. After graduating from SciencesPo, he worked as a policy officer on circular economy for the Île-de-France region, where he processed public subsidy requests for innovation and growth during his 2.5 years there. With Possible Future, he is looking forward to building upon his experience by investigating new impact topics and launching social impact and circular economy projects.
Raised in Brussels, Sixtine holds a masters degree from Central Paris. Prior to joining us, she spent several years crafting digital strategy for consulting firms and agencies, satisfying her passion for AI. As Possible Future’s first engineer she aims to use technology to drive positive change. For extra-curricular fun, you can find Sixtine watching TEDx talks on astrophysics, sharing jokes on slack and creating board games for her 3000 cousins (no joke).
Marion lies at the intersection of strategic planning and industrial design. She is a graduate of both the CELSA and l’ENSCI. She has worked for numerous strategic planning consultancies such as Ogilvy&Mather, Landor as a brand strategist and explored many cities, amongst them Cape Town, Dakar, and San Francisco. She joined Possible Future to fully explore and leverage her coexisting skills sets and to take on projects with a stronger positive impact than that of publicity campaigns. Outside of the office, you can find her fixing collector motorcycles from the 70’s or developing methods to transform organic waste into bioplastics
Léa’s journey is focused on building a bridge between the social sciences and the design world. After completing the dual degree program from Sciences Po and Strate School of Design, she launched a new publication about industry trends for a design studio. From there, she went on to work for a boutique innovation consulting agency where she conducted semiotic studies. At Possible Future, she advocates for a vision of strategic planning that draws on her expertise in design, anthropology, sociology and semiotics. In her spare time, she cultivates her passion for electronic music…so keep her in mind when planning your next party.
Milan joined Possible Future to confront his design skills and his desire for a fairer world with the challenges of large companies. Before that, he had the opportunity to travel to Lebanon to work on thermal insulation in Syrian refugee camps, to intern on a strategy project on electric mobility at Les Sismo, but also to bike from Munich to Braşov (Romania) with two friends. His motto: “Make good stuff, do not harm, and keep it simple.”