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.

Bénédicte Colin Federal President (Senior Investment Director, Infrastructure, CDPQ)
Christine Caseris WA Chapter President (Director LYS Group)
Julia Dreosti SA Chapter President (Principal, Lipman Karas)
Brian Lorigan QLD Chapter President (Director, Euroz Group)
Anouk Poelmann VIC Chapter President (Managing Director, Renault Australia)
Philippe Vincent NSW Chapter President (Managing Director, MENARD OCEANIA)
Stephane Dubois SA Chapter Vice President (Director, Deloitte)
Jerome Monteiro WA Chapter Vice-President | General Manager, Profluid
Jean Conrié Managing Director Le Creuset
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 Director, EY
Salim Biskri Director, Deloitte
Natanael Bloch National 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
Timothy Crichton Finance Manager, Naval Group
Jerome Delangle Corporate Partnerships Executive, Starlight Children's Foundation Australia
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 CEO, ANL Container Line Pty Ltd
Alain Etchegaray Director, Pacific People Solutions
Hervé Fievet CFO, Somnomed
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
Xavier Heyman Manager, PwC
Mike Holmes Marketing & Business Development Manager, elmTEK Pty Ltd
Nora Hore Government and Health Sciences Leader, EY
Ludovic Isautier Manager - Tax, PKF Perth
John Kettle Partner, McCullough Robertson
Olga Kostic Business Manager, Easy Skill
Damien Leclercq Director, Partnership & Engagement, University of Adelaide
Julie Maitre Associate Director - Mergers & Acquisition, PwC
Laurent Mas Director, Successful Business Advisors
Benjamin Maslen Senior Contracting & Procurement Adviser, Woodside Energy
Julie Miehe Consulting Principal, Keypoint Law
Andrew Naffin Director Manufacturing, Schneider Electric
Brigid O'Neill Legal Principal and Consultant, BON Advisory
Eric Ortolan Senior Recruit Consultant, EO Consulting
Alrick Pagnon Innovation Lead, AGL Energy
Yann Pastor Partner - Strategy Consulting, Deloitte
Nicolas Robin Water Engineering Project Director, Veolia A & NZ
Laurent Saffre Head of Oceania region (Australia, New Zealand, Pacific Islands), Pierre Fabre Group
Amelie Slattery Marketing, communication and Events, Hatch Creations
Nathalie Taquet CEO & Founder, eBottli & Bottli
Olivier Taudou Water Supply Manager, Allwater-Suez
Olivier Tessier Global Operations Finance Director, Pernod Ricard
Jessica Thomas Director Strategic Communications, Nova 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
Thierry Try CFO at Euler Hermes Australia & New Zealand
Mathieu Van Hieu Director, Bureau MVH
Frederic Veniere Consultant - Lawyer - Doctor of Laws PhD, MT Partners
Guillaume Vercauteren Drubbel Business Development Manager, Engie Australia & New Zealand
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
Celine Youf Business Innovation Manager, RAA
Gil Zugmeyer Manager, Advisory, EY

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