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Alphonse Raja A, Founder & CEO

aaraja@alfrin.com | Phone: +33 652 77 95 17

Born in India, graduated MBA and after 10 year Managerial experience in India, left for France and living and practicing in France since 1993 as a Business Development Consultant.


Bi-cultural and Bi-lingual facilitator to reduce the complexity in the business developments beyond the borders. A Proactive and experienced Marketing professional, with a proven ability to perform a broad range of functions in a fast-paced European business environment. 



Pierre-Jean BONNAT, Co-founder

pjbonnat@alfrin.com | Phone:+33 608 94 22 32

A graduate of the hospitality management school of Glion sur Montreux, Switzerland, and Bachelor of Arts of the University of Edimburgh, Pierre-Jean Bonnat has a hospitality industry background occupying senior position at Sodexho and Villeroy & Boch. Since1993, his joint-ventures with India started from an import-export company dedicated to Indian and Himalayan arts, soon followed in 1995 by a service company bridging French and Indian markets and then as Joint Secretary General of the Indo-French Chamber of Commerce and Industry between 2002 and 2008. He helps since then SMEs to increase their reach in the Asian markets. The life-giving power of appreciative inquiry met his focus of harmonious relationships as a long time practitioner of martial arts. Since 2010 Pierre-Jean Bonnat is a French Institute of Appreciative Inquiry (IFAI) certified practitioner, conducts presentations & projects and is in charge of the India desk for the IFAI.

Beauty & Cosmetics Expert


A renowned professional Cosmetalogist in France who believes and works in India, synergising the refinement of French Cosmetics and the Ancestral traditions & values of the Indian beauty.


"French Innovation through Indian inspiration" is her credo.

 Alliance Franco-Indian Hub

ALFRIN is a cross-border multi-functional business development platform  - part Academia, part Incubator resulting in a Cluster of Excellence. ALFRIN connects the Soft Skill development Institutes, Research & Development Centres and SMEs  from France with the Indian counterparts who are looking for international suppliers and partners with key technologies and innovations, including intellectual property, deep business and technology expertise, new products and services and the experience in deploying them.


French companies are uniquely placed to benefit from the India opportunity, but need a reliable partner to build their business in India, a partner who will help them to understand the challenges in India and respond to them with the right products and services, the right business models and the right go-to-market strategies and tactics.


Our business model is based on sharing the risks and rewards of market entry with our customers on top of a fee-based model. We believe we are unique in combining market insights with hands-on guidance in building new businesses and revenues on the ground in India and in France.

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