Mélanie is a French national with a 20 year long passion for the relationships and interactions between teachers and students in different age groups. In her continued pursuit of service to future generations, she has gained two Master of Law degrees from the University of Paris II (Panthéon-Assas). After having first taught at various Parisian universities for five years, she decided to follow an international career as a school teacher in Brussels and then in Frankfurt/Main, where she has been teaching at the French Lycée for seven years. With the aim of improving pedagogical practices, Mélanie has created a pioneering school concept, which brings together the best contemporary teaching methods, focusing on literature, music and sciences, together with the respect for each child's individual learning rhythm.
Felix is a German national who has worked in the banking, medical and IT industries for over two decades. He has managed IT systems and projects where his last position required him to lead a team of experts who aid different EU based banks to build and reposition their digital banking businesses. He also lead and advised several multi-national IT-organisations in the medical industry. Felix has managed different types of organisations throughout his career. Small startups as well as global players. His management role puts him in charge of ZUKA's various school operations. He shares the mission of SEIS to make learner center education the new mainstream and to learn in small and effective groups no matter what age group. Felix is Senator for Economics in the Diplomatic Council, a UN accredited think tank.