Notre équipe

Conservation experts

Cécile Charpentier: Head of the Project, French-American Conservation and Restoration Expert, graduate of the École du Louvre, Paris (Museology). Master in Cultural Conservation Restoration, University of Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne. Cécile heads many major restoration sites world-wide with more than 20 years’ experience.

Giovanna Carravieri: Conservation and Restoration Expert, specialized in Italian frescoes, graduate of the School of Cremone, Italy. Giovanna studied Art History at the University of La Sapienza in Rome and at the University of Paris IV-Sorbonne. She worked as a Conservator for numerous frescoes in Rome, Florence and Vatican City.

Harpreet Tanday: Indian-Italian Conservator, based in Switzerland, graduated from SUPSI (Scuola Universitaria della Svizzera Italiana), Switzerland. Master specialization in wall paintings, stone, stucco and architectural surfaces. Bachelor from Italy (Conservation department in "G.B. Cignaroli, Verona). She has participated in different restoration sites and workshops in Italy, Switzerland and India.

Sabine Cotte: French-Australian private conservator, based in Melbourne, graduated from Institut National du Patrimoine (Paris), ICCROM (Rome) and University of Melbourne on the materials and techniques of Mirka Mora. She has participated in several workshops in the Himalayan region for UNESCO, ICCROM and private NGOs, focusing on training local people in conservation and in disaster recovery.

Anthony Pontabry: Franco-Italian Expert in material conservation techniques, Conservation and Restoration Specialist of fresco paintings. Graduate of the Istituto Centrale per il Restauro of Rome. He will teach the students the restoration techniques.

Namita Jaspal: Conservation and Restoration Expert, specialized in Indian frescoes, graduate of Chemistry, Botany and Cultural Heritage at the University of Delhi. She is the head of several teams and restoration projects in India, including the prestigious restoration of the Golden Temple in Amritsar.

Paola Centurini: Paintings Conservator and Restorer, graduate of Conservation Institute of Botticino in Brescia, Italy. She worked on many paintings and monuments in Italy.

Communication & Coordination

Tessa Zerbib: Communication Manager, Graphic Designer and Painter. 

Monica Trevisanut: Graphic design, communication & social networks

Lorraine Bertier: Project Manager

Léa Marie: Project Manager

Executive board

Jean Pouvelle: Chairman of the association, Professor of English, Jean is a French specialist of the Shekhawati region. He translated the book « The Painted Towns of Shekhawati », a reference in Shekhawati Art and Architecture (Ilay Cooper, Prakash Book, 2010, new edition 2017).

​Sophie Gasco: Secretary of the association.  

Tessa Zerbib: Treasurer of the association.