Graduating in 2002 from the University of Ulster in Belfast, Sasan was awarded a BA (Hons) Degree in Visual Communication. He also holds a Certificate in Fine Art from the same establishment. Sasan is half German, half Persian, spent his childhood in Kenya and studied in Northern Ireland. He has illustrated for numerous publishers and advertising agencies in the UK, South Africa, Germany and the UAE. Apart from illustrating, he has also been working as an Art Director and Section Head for various newspapers and magazines.