The men and women that run Les Pensières also make the center unique.


They are an international team at your service to ensure all your requirements are met and your meetings run smoothly.

Driven by a passion for their work and a quest for perfection, the members of the team at Les Pensières are united around the values of the Mérieux Foundation and embody French hospitality, authentic high-quality service, discretion and simple, warm-hearted relations. They are on hand to ensure you feel at home from the first to the last day of your stay.

Bénédicte Pansier
Center Director

Bénédicte Pansier, Center Director
Bénédicte Pansier took over at the helm of Les Pensières in 2016, aiming to « promote the centerand continually strive to connect men and women who play a role in advancing global health worldwide. »
Les Pensières has a 17-strong international team dedicated to working together to serve you and ensure your needs are met in full. The team is organized into six departments.

Conference organization

Flavie and Laure are the first points of contact for our clients and are dedicated to providing the support you require for designingand organizing your event at Les Pensières.

Flavie Faës, Conference Organization ManagerFlavie Faës
Conference Organization Manager
Laure Meyssirel, Conference Organization ManagerLaure Meyssirel
Conference Organization Manager

Reception

Johann and his reception team ensure you enjoy a personalized welcome to Les Pensières, and run a concierge service to handle all your on-site requirements.

Johann Pageaut, Director AssistantJohann Pageaut
Director Assistant
Malcolm Cooper, Head receptionistMalcolm Cooper
Head receptionist
Bagdad Hocine, Head receptionistBagdad Hocine
Head receptionist

Catering

Morgan Torossian, ChefMorgan Torossian
Chef
Romain Perrissin-Fabert, Assistant ChefRomain Perrissin-Fabert
Assistant Chef
Anne Leguen, Head of serviceAnne Leguen
Head of service
Liliana Simon, Catering AssistantLiliana Simon
Catering Assistant
Fatmir
Catering Assistant

Housekeeping

Marie, Yana et Anna ensure the bedrooms, meeting rooms and catering facilities are in impeccable condition.

Marie Puttbrese, Deputy head housekeeperMarie Puttbrese
Deputy head housekeeper
Yana Dalilot, Housekeeping AssistantYana Dalilot
Housekeeping Assistant
Anna Ottas, Housekeeping AssistantAnna Ottas
Housekeeping Assistant

General Services

Franck is responsible for general services and site security, together with the audiovisual facilities and room maintenance.

Franck, General services managerFranck
General services manager

IT Services

Patrick Louboutin

IT Technician

Caretakers

Our caretakers, Yohann and Jenny, ensure a 24/7 on-site presence.

Yohann & Jenny Pichard, Caretakers

Yohann & Jenny Pichard
Caretakers

Jules & Sara, our Bouvier-Bernois dogs

 

And last but not least, Jules & Sara, our Bouvier-Bernois dogs, live year-round at Les Pensières. Highly affectionate mascot, featured on many photos of groups that have stayed at our center.