Osman Boubakari is a native francophone and has studied in French. He obtained his Baccalaureat and worked for French companies in
his native Cameroun before migrating to Australia in 2000. Since 2006 Osman has been part of the Canberra community and worked in many
capacities including the Government Departments of Finance and Defence and a few others. He recently worked with consulting
management firms in his capacity as a Finance Specialist and directed financial and commercial processes to drive bottom-line
growth while partnering with leadership to formulate and implement business strategies. During the last 15 years living in Canberra,
Osman took part in French and other Francophone activities with his four children attending the French - Australian school - Telopea-
Park School and Narrabundah College. Osman has travelled extensively and immersed himself in French and other cultures around the
world and is an active member of the Canberra community in leading and developing many activities within Board memberships, local
communities and not-for-profit societies or associations. Please feel free to walk in or make contact.
Osman likes traveling, meeting people and has a strong sense of participation in community volunteering.
Our permanent staff
Education & Experience
Born and raised in New Caledonia, I studied and lived most of my childhood in Noumea as well as in the Northern part in a small
town named Temala. I studied British Literature, Linguistics and Civilisation at the University of New Caledonia and graduated in
Soon after, I started working as a French as Foreign Language Teacher and French/English Interpret, in the Alliance Francaise de Suva, in
the Fiji Islands where I stayed working for 5 years. After the pandemic, I decided to move to Australia and I stayed in Sydney for a year.
After a visit to Canberra, I fell in love with the Bush Capital and chose to stay. I started working for the Alliance Francaise de Canberra
in March 2023 as both an Administration Assistant and a Casual French Teacher and I am so glad to be working with such a dynamic team here.
I am a huge nature lover, I love bush adventures, I binge-watch TV series a lot and I have an obsession for puppy videos on the
Our committee members
AFC COMMITTEE for 2022-23 (following the AGM on 25 May 2022)
Ambassador of France to Australia Honorary President
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