Our Team // Notre Équipe

The Committee

Alliance Française de Brisbane is a registered not-for-profit association and part of a network of 840 Alliance Française in the world. It is administered by a management committee of members. These local francophiles are all volunteers and come from varied backgrounds and actively support Alliance Française's mission to promote French and Francophone language and culture.

H.E Jean-Pierre Thebault

Ambassador of France to Australia Honorary President

Jason McKenzie


Suzannah Conway


Allan Charles


Dr. Joe Hardwick


David Thompson

Committee Member

Pascale Anderson-Cox

Committee Member

John Lee

Committee Member

Anne Back

Committee Member

Sally Mitchell


Admin team

Luc Didon


Amélie Avian

Marketing & Events

Céline Friche

Courses and Office Administration

Fraser Rubens

Marketing & Events

Frédérique Ritelle

Front Office & Assistant

Our teaching team

Our teaching and tutoring staff are all qualified FLE professionals (FLE stands for Français Langue Etrangère, i.e. French as a Foreign Language) and regularly attend  professional trainings. All staff who work with minors are blue card holders and have experience teaching children. Our teaching team is dedicated to providing all students with the best learning experience and outcomes. We use tried and tested approaches to language teaching and the most recent teaching and classroom techniques.

Benoît Ory

Brigitte Lemay

Elodie Jourdain

Gaëlle Wilson

Isabelle Hannecart

Jean-Michel Ruinard

Julie Jayalath

Rodolphe Coudre

Sarah Cerutti-Genet

Valerie Geffroy

Virginie Mathat