Welcome to Business Club France India
Welcome to Business Club France India

Our Team

The Business Club France India Marseille Provence team is made up entirely of volunteers, all professionals, French and Indian, with intimate knowledge of France and India.
Michèle Lemarchand

Michèle Lemarchand, also president of the Tagore Cultural Center in Marseille for 10 years. 

Kiran Yellampalli
President BCFI India

Kiran has over 18 years of experience in International Business Development and Sales. He has a career portraying multiple role in Trade and Export Promotions, B2B and B2G partnership development, Management Controlling, Business Planning, and Technology Sales. Prior to BCFI, Kiran worked with BNP Paribas, Axa Technologies. He was the Country Head at Groupe Minerva. He founded a boutique consulting firm focused on EPM solutions called Keansa Solutions. He was the Trade Advisor at Business France India, where he succeeded in building several business partnerships. Kiran holds a Master’s Degree in International Management from Kedge Business School (France) and a Bachelor’s Degree in Technology from Andhra University

Udyen Jain
Vice President

Udyen Jain qualified as a CA, and set up Udyen Jain & Associates (UJA) in 1996. Over the last 25+ years, the firm has grown to a multi-location, international organization with offices in Germany, France, Italy, Spain and Japan.
UJA provides effective India entry strategies to global small and medium sized companies from Europe and Japan, establishing overseas offices and joint ventures, strategic partnership and international business development.
Mr Jain was also appointed as the President of Indian Chamber of Commerce, Italy in 2019 with the objective of increasing trade, culture, economic growth, knowledge sharing, business partnership between the two countries. 

Olivia Calvet
General Secretary

Olivia started her career as Communication and Marketing counselor with the Japanese cosmetics firm Shiseido and then joined the International Asia Desk at the Paris Region Chamber of Commerce and Industry. She has advised countless French companies targeting Indian, Japanese and South East Asian Market as well as Indian companies entering Europe. She holds a master in International Economics Trade and a bachelor in Japanese language and economics from Paris Dauphine and Sorbonne University. She is currently General Manager – France at UJA.

Other Members Of The Board Of Directors

Françoise Carlini
- Treasurer

Séréna Zouhaghi
- Honorary President, Adviser to the town hall of Marseille,

Fabienne Friley
- Director of Marseille Travel Services

Barjish Patel
- Director of the Purchasing Department of a multinational

The Board Is Supported By Volunteers

Jioty Garin
- University Relations Manager

Dominique La Mantia
- Communications and Public Relations Manager

Rajesh Durin
- Corporate Relations Manager