Sylvie Ebel is a graduate of Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales (HEC). She started her career as a fashion buyer for Printemps for 10 years.

She joined IFM in 1992, in charge of Distribution courses. Promoted General Secretary in 1993, she took over the Education Department (Higher Education, Executive Education, Research and Publications) in 2000.

She is a member of IFFTI’s Executive Committee (International Foundation of Fashion Technology Institutes).

Sylvie Ebel has written articles on distribution and training.