Past Event

The French-Australian Chamber of Commerce & Industry Western Australia Chapter was pleased to invite you to a special edition of its Tchin Tchin networking series 'Meet with the Councillors' on Thursday 16 November at Maison Saint Honoré! On this occasion, attendees were given the opportunity to meet the entire team of volunteers that supports FACCI locally and to exchange directly with them. Our Executive Councillors included:

  • Jerome Monteiro, WA Chapter President & Managing Director at Profluid Australia
  • Christine Caseris, WA Chapter Vice-President & Director at Lys Group
  • Ludovic Isautier, Councillor & Senio Tax Manager at PKF Perth
  • Elodie Meynier, Councillor & Business Development Manager
  • Tim Murray, Councillor & Head of Commercial at Technip Energies
  • Melanie Pollard, Councillor, Group General Manager - Communications & Corporate Services at Perseus Mining
  • Laurent Trost, Councillor & General Manager at Yara Pilbara Fertilisers

Our Tchin Tchin events are always a great way to meet people, socialise and network with FACCI members and the wider business community in a relaxed, informal setting.

We look forward to having you join us for more adventures next year!

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  • Jerome Monteiro (FACCI WA President at French-Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry)

    Jerome Monteiro

    FACCI WA President at French-Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry

    Jerome is the President of the French Australian Chamber of Commerce, Western Australia Chapter, and the Managing Director at Profluid.

    Over 12 years of experience in Project Management, Business development, Sales and Management roles abroad and in Australia for global reach group of companies. With a background in Engineering and Project Management, Jerome has been responsible for implementing and nurturing new business lines for international companies. He holds a Bachelor of Mechanical manufacturing & Industrial Systems and a Master Degree of Mechanical Engineering.

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  • Christine Caseris (Director of Lys Group / FACCI)

    Christine Caseris

    Director of Lys Group / FACCI

    Christine is an Executive with +20 years’ experience specializing in Economic Development between Australia and Europe focusing on trade, innovation, research & development, and manufacturing.

    Experience in designing, developing, and implementing strategic plans and business models for projects in diverse sectors of industry, for medium to large organizations and governments, local and international high executive level partnerships.

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  • Elodie Meynier (Business Development Manager at Wood)

    Elodie Meynier

    Business Development Manager at Wood

    Elodie Meynier is an agile, collaborative and commercially focused leader which creates value by helping businesses grow through high-performing sales culture. Passionate about growing a business through client-focused, collaborative and creative thinking she facilitates business strategy to identify avenues for growth creating, developing pursuits as well as managing client and positioning strategies to achieve growth plans.

    With over 20 years’ experience managing and developing sales culture change across different markets and sectors, Elodie has held different roles including key roles in business growth strategies, business development, capture, bid management, and pre-contract making her highly adaptable to new challenges.

    Originally from the south of France (Aix en Provence), she has started her career with Airbus Helicopters as a Bid Manager and decided to move in Sydney with her husband in 2010. She is currently based in Perth and has recently joined FACCI in May 2022.

    Elodie has a Master’s degree in services business from Aix-Marseille Graduate School of Management (IAE).

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  • Ludovic Isautier (Senior Manager at PKF Perth)

    Ludovic Isautier

    Senior Manager at PKF Perth

    Ludovic Isautier is a Senior Manager at PKF Perth's tax and business advisory division, where he uses his decade of experience and expertise to provide expert tax advice to public and private clients with local and international operations. As a Chartered Accountant, Ludovic has a deep understanding of the complex tax laws and regulations that businesses need to navigate.

    He holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting & Finance and a Master of Taxation (with Distinction) which he was awarded the Tax Institute of Australia prize for best graduating student.

    Ludovic is passionate about delivering exceptional client service and is dedicated to helping businesses succeed by providing them with the most efficient and cost-effective tax solutions. He has a wide range of industry experience, including the resource and energy sectors, manufacturing, property, construction, hospitality, and professional services sectors. He has recently been focusing on assisting European businesses setting up and expanding operations in Australia, managing business sales/acquisitions, structuring for international expansion, managing employee mobility and claiming R&D and related start-up incentives.

    Ludovic is also a member of the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, the Taxation Institute of Australia, State Councillor for the French Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (WA), former Treasurer of the Alliance Française de Perth, and member of the WA Mining Club and Australia-Africa Mining and Energy Group. With his extensive knowledge, experience and dedication, Ludovic can help your business navigate the complex world of taxes and achieve success.

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  • Tim Murray (Head of Commercial at Technip Energies)

    Tim Murray

    Head of Commercial at Technip Energies

    Tim Murray is Technip Energies’ Head of Commercial for Australia and New Zealand Operations. Technip Energies is one of the key players in the world’s Energy Transition with positions and licenses in gas, hydrogen and it’s derivatives, carbon capture and biofuels and e-fuels.

    Tim has over 20 years’ experience in the Energy Industry. Starting his career with offshore FPSO projects in the north of Western Australia, Tim has traveled the engineering world working in locations including China, England, Saudi Arabia and Korea. From 2017, as head of commercial for Technip Energies global fixed platforms and Downstream LNG products, Tim was based in France, and has recently relocated to Perth to take the commercial helm of the antipodean operations. Tim holds an Science degree and an engineering degree from the University of Western Australia as well as an MBA from Kedge.

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  • Melanie Pollard (Group General Manager Communications & Corporate Services at Perseus Mining Services)

    Melanie Pollard

    Group General Manager Communications & Corporate Services at Perseus Mining Services

    Melanie is an experienced Mining and Oil & Gas professional and has lived and worked in West Africa, Papua-New Guinea and Australia over the last 13 years. Her expertise includes sustainability, government/stakeholder relations, organisational performance and culture, global mobility and regulatory compliance, strategic resourcing and leadership development.

    Prior to this, she spent 5 years between Belgium and the Balkans, working for an EU-led international organisation as a Project Manager in security sector reform, cross-border trafficking, regional cooperation on defence and military issues and Justice and Home Affairs.

    She joined Perseus Mining in June 2023 as Group General Manager – Communications & Corporate Services. Prior to this, she was General Manager – People & Safety at Resolute Mining, where she spent 6 years

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  • Laurent Trost (General Manager at Yara Pilbara Fertilisers)

    Laurent Trost

    General Manager at Yara Pilbara Fertilisers

    Working at Yara Internation since 1998 in several positions in engineering, technical support, production.
    Multicultural experience (France, Brazil, Colombia, Australia), 5 languages spoken (French, English, Spanish, Portuguese and German).
    14 years of Plant (Major Hazard Facilities) Management in 4 different countries (Brazil, France, Colombia and Australia).

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