Meet the team
The Board of Directors
Alliance francaise Kuala Lumpur is run by an executive Committee formed of local francophiles who are elected annually. Their varied backgrounds assist Alliance Française in carrying out its core activities such as education and cultural events.
Y.A.M. Tengku Zatashah Binti Sultan Idris Shah
She graduated with BA (Hons) in French and Spanish at Middlesex University London, followed by a diploma in Civilisation Française at the Sorbonne University in Paris. In 2004, Tengku Zatashah joined the prestigious French cosmetics company L’Oreal at the Paris headquarters for 4 years before returning to Malaysia with her French husband. In 2010, she joined Alliance Française de Kuala Lumpur Executive Committee as Vice-President and was later elected President.
Tengku Zatashah is Chairman of Light Cibles Malaysia –a French lighting design consultancy firm with notable projects that include Paris’ Notre-Dame Cathedral, Charles de Gaulles Airport, Grande Arche de la Défense and Mont St Michel in France, as well as many more around the world.
Tengku Zatashah was made "Chevalier de la Légion d'Honneur" in 2017. The Legion of Honour is France’s highest honour, created in 1802 by Napoleon Bonaparte. It rewards men and women, French or foreigners, for exemplary services to France or the causes it supports.
Tengku Zatashah is the Royal Patron of Make-A-Wish Malaysia and a member of the Board of Trustee for Selangor Youth Community (SAY) as well as Yayasan Raja Muda Selangor.
Marie-Julie Wan Ullok
Denis Henri Bastien
Second Vice President
Farrah Vivien Raguet
Dato Setia Aubry Rahim Mennesson
Counsellor for cooperation and cultural affairs - French Embassy in Malaysia
Ex Officio Member
Ex Officio Member
Our permanent Teachers
As a general rule, our teachers are native speakers of French.
Our teachers are either qualified FLE professionals (FLE stands for Français Langue Etrangère, i.e. French as a
Foreign Language) or have an equivalent diploma/experience. They regularly attend professional trainings.
Teachers who teach to minors are all experienced with children.
French Exams coordinator
Bangsar Branch Manager
Finance and Accounts
French Festival & Cultural Activities Coordinator
Marketing &Communication Coordinator
Head of Translation
Course Counselor / Private Tuition Coordinator
Course Counselor / Librarian
Course Counselor / Translation Coordinator