The management team

Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.

Dear friends of the Lycée Français Louis Pasteur,
Our school, founded in 1958, is today a well-established institution in the Lagos school landscape. Training your child at the French school Louis Pasteur in Lagos from kindergarten to senior school is therefore an informed step. 

Dear friends of the Lycée Français Louis Pasteur, choosing our school education for your child is ensuring her/him of a successful schooling and the certainty of making her/him a woman or a man of tomorrow fit to successfully meet the greatest challenges.

Alain Berna
Principal of the Lycée Français Louis Pasteur

Who are we?

Sylvain Malrieu


Nadine Grandperrin

Director of The Primary School

Bernard Bassien

Administrative and Financial Director

Olufunke Bowoto

Deputy Principal

Ayisat Abimbola

Executive Assistant

Ayofe Akanbi

Senior Education Advisor

Massetou Kra

Deputy Administrative and Financial Director

Funmilayo Sonibare

Accountant and Compliance Officer

Sylvain Malrieu, Principal

Nadine Grandperrin, Director of The Primary School

Bernard Bassien, Administrative and Financial Director

Administrative and financial director of the Lycée Français de Lagos since September 2017. National education official for over twenty years, I have worked in many French establishments from north to south of France. This expatriation is an incredible experience in an institution whose values and dynamism motivate me every day to provide students and their parents with the services they deserve.

Olufunke Bowoto, Deputy Principal

I have been working in LFLP since March 2003. I started in the student affairs department called Vie Scolaire as one of the surveillants. Education is paramount in the development of any nation building and I am very happy for the privilege given to me to contribute my quota.

Ayisat Abimbola, Executive Assistant 

I am a Nigerian born in Côte d’Ivoire. A graduate of the University of Besancon – France. I joined the school in 2007 as the Executive Assistant.  I have had a rewarding and fulfilling moment working in this international school of excellence. Totally convinced of the excellent education offered here in LFLP, I have chosen the school for all my children. I believe this choice will make them citizens of world and give them an edge over their peers in the global competition. The multilingual profile given to them and the universal values taught in LFLP will surely help them stand out anywhere. 

Ayofe Akanbi, Conseiller Principal d’Education

Je suis d’origine Nigériane, née en côte d’ivoire. J’ai été recruté en 2015 en tant que surveillant à la vie scolaire. J’occupe actuellement le poste de Conseiller Principal d’Education.
je suis chargé du bon déroulement de la vie scolaire et je contribue à mettre les élèves dans les meilleures conditions d’apprentissage !

Massetou Kra, Deputy Administrative and Financial Director

She has spent almost 12 years within the financial domain of the French school what she knows well and give her best to achieve her job with professionalism.
A graduate from INPHB a famous Polytechnique university in Cote d’Ivoire, she also holds a French Diploma in Financial and Accountant studies. She recently obtained the international Certificate in Corporate Finance from the prestigious HEC Paris. Before joining the French school, she has worked as an accountant at NESTLE Ivory Coast. She believes in French education system and that is why she enrolled her children. The LFLP is a school of excellence, where the staff is well selected, skilled, experienced and regularly trained. 

Funmilayo Sonibare, Accountant and Compliance Officer

An experienced Tax, Account and Admin Personnel with over 10years experience. Prior to Joining French School as an Accountant and Compliance Officer, I have worked as a Tax & HR Manager in Noland’s Nigeria for 7years. I have diverse experience in Taxation, Payroll, Customer Service, Administrative and HR Management.
I had my professional training with Ernst & Young in Advisory and Audit Department. A graduate of the prestigious University of Ibadan where I obtained Bachelor of Arts in French and also obtained Masters in Diplomacy & Strategic Studies from University of Lagos. A Full member of the Chartered Institute of Administration and also recently obtained CITN diploma certification (Chartered Institute of Taxation) in Tax Audit and Investigation.

Ayofe Akanbi, Senior Education Advisor

I am of Nigerian origin, born in Côte d’Ivoire. I was recruited in 2015 as a school supervisor. I currently hold the position of Senior Education Advisor.
I am responsible for the smooth running of school life and I help put students in the best learning conditions!