Alexandre Ballaman, born in 1972, is a Swiss cartoonist who grew up in Freiburg. After training as a graphic designer and ten years in advertising, he turned his transportation company into a cartoon editorial. In 2000, he was noticed by the editor of the French-language newspaper "La Liberté", where he publishes daily cartoons on local or international topics. He has published several cartoon collections and also participated in several collective cartoon books. His cartoons are regularly published in "Courrier International".