Tensira was founded in 2010 following the meeting of Hamidou Diallo of Guinean descent and Tuulia Makinen Diallo, a native of Finland.
Tuulia graduated in Marketing and Textile Product Management at Mod’Spe in Paris. She started her career at Jean Paul Gaultier in New York, then worked for Tod’s Group at Roger Vivier in Paris. Her experiences are a source of inspiration for Tensira.
Hamidou, quadrilingual, with more than 10 years business experience, graduated in Marketing at the University Jyväskylä in Finland. He also has a Masters degree in Economics at the University Paris XII. Hamidou grew up in a creative environment thanks to his mum who was an indigo dyeing artist for more than 40 years. She was his first inspiration when founding Tensira.