State Councils

In order to extend our visibility and influence throughout the Australian territory, the French Chamber has local State Councils.

The main role of the State Councillors is to stimulate the local French-Australian business community and to promote the activities and services of the Chamber.

Christine Caseris WA Chapter President
Bénédicte Colin NSW Chapter President | Senior Investment Director, Infrastructure, CDPQ
Anouk Poelmann VIC Chapter President (Managing Director, Renault Australia)
Brian Lorigan QLD Chapter President (Director, Euroz Group)
Chris Sharpley SA Chapter President (Executive Director, EY)
Julia Dreosti SA Chapter Vice President (Principal, Lipman Karas)
Stephane Dubois SA Chapter Vice President (Director, Deloitte)
Jerome Monteiro WA Chapter Vice-President | General Manager, Profluid
Jean-Christophe Alessandrini Chief Operating Officer, Thales Australia & New Zealand
Raphael Alla CEO and founder, M+ Software
Herve Astier CEO, Neumann Space Pty Ltd
Alexis Aupied Senior Manager, Audit Services, EY
Salim Biskri Director, Deloitte
Natanael Bloch Acting Communications Manager, Optometry Australia
Myriam Boisbouvier-Wylie Consulate - General of France in Melbourne
Pierre Briand Founder, SCD Advisory
Derek Brown State Director, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (ex-officio)
Donatien Bruggeman South Australian Area Director, Easy Skill
Steve Burton Partner - Construction & Infrastructure, Holding Redlich
Peter Cave Vice President, Schneider Electric
Timothy Crichton Finance Manager, Naval Group
Thibault De Crisnay Executive Director, Corporate Services & Projects, Yarra Trams
Gregory Delannoy Director - Helicopter Systems, Airbus Group
Karine Delvallée CEO, Australia & New Zealand, BNP Paribas
Leo Denes Founder, Australiance
Celine Eason Program Development & Strategy Advisor, Queensland Rail
Christopher Edwards General Manager, Services & Support, Thales
Lady Jane Edwards Executive Chairman & Founder, BBS Communications and French Honorary Consul
Xavier Eiglier Managing Director, ANL Container Line Pty Ltd
Hervé Fievet CFO, Somnomed
Amelie Froger Business Development Manager, Predict Group SNEF
Arthur Freudiger Procurement Director - NSW/ACT, Charles Kendall Australia
Dominique Giraud Emerging Markets Manager, VINCI Energies
Marie Gittard FACCI NSW State councillor
Philippe Gravier Manager, Seaway
Mike Green Managing Director, Atos
Wade Hansen Partner, EY
Xavier Heyman Manager, PwC
Mike Holmes Marketing & Business Development Manager, elmTEK Pty Ltd
Ludovic Isautier Manager - Tax, PKF Perth
Verene Issautier Business Transformation - Marketing Consultant, Dassault Systemes
John Kettle Partner, McCullough Robertson
Rob Kirkby Partner, EY
Olga Kostic Export Adviser, Business SA
Damien Leclercq Director, Partnership & Engagement, University of Adelaide
Laurent Mas Director, Successful Business Advisors
Benjamin Maslen Senior Contracting & Procurement Adviser, Woodside Energy
Julie Miehe Consulting Principal, Keypoint Law
Campbell Morrisson Associate - Assurance , EY
Chris Morrisson Morrisson Associates
Eric Ortolan Senior Recruit Consultant, EO Consulting
Alrick Pagnon Innovation Lead, AGL Energy
Yann Pastor Partner - Strategy Consulting, Deloitte
Andrew Pitney Partner Construction & Projects, Maddocks
Laurent Saffre Head of Oceania region (Australia, New Zealand, Pacific Islands), Pierre Fabre Group
Tim Stetskamp General Manager Commercial Services, Veolia Australia & New Zealand
Olivier Taudou Water Supply Manager, Allwater-Suez
Olivier Tessier Global Operations Finance Director, Pernod Ricard
Jessica Thomas Head of Communications, Naval Group
Jean-Francois Tixeront Corporate Partnerships Manager, Corporate Traveller
Pascale Toussat General Manager Human Resources & Office Administration Australia & New Zealand, ANL
Vince Troth Regional Director WA, Schneider Electric
Mathieu Van Hieu Group Business Director & Head of French Desk, Havas Group Australia
Frederic Veniere Consultant - Lawyer - Doctor of Laws PhD, MT Partners
Guillaume Vercauteren Drubbel Business Development Manager, Engie Australia & New Zealand
Philippe Vincent Managing Director, MENARD OCEANIA
Charles Vuillier International Business & Technical Adviser, Mine Waste & Water, Sustainability, Digitalisation, ADIVERO
John Walsh Managing Director, Spiecapag Australia
James White Managing Consultant, ATOS Australia
Alison Woolsey Director, Diversity & Inclusion, Clayton Utz
Gil Zugmeyer Manager, Advisory, EY

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